Eric Pestrue, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Senior Investment Analyst

Eric joined RiverNorth in 2010 and serves as Portfolio Manager for the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) strategy. Eric is also a member of the investment management team and is responsible for assisting with research and trading of RiverNorth's closed-end fund trading strategies.

Prior to joining RiverNorth, Eric was a Project Manager in Morningstar's Data division where he worked extensively on the closed-end fund database and led the creation of the unit investment trust database. Prior to Morningstar, Eric was a Quantitative Research Analyst with First Trust Portfolios where he helped back-test quantitative investment strategies and select holdings for unit investment trusts.

Eric graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics and earned his MBA, with honors, from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. He is a CFA Charterholder and member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.