J.P. Morgan Asset Management hired Carissa Biggie as managing director and global head of broker relationship management. Biggie will be based in New York and report to Kristian West, head of the firm’s investment platform team.
In this new role, Biggie will develop and strengthen relationships and optimize partnerships with external counterparties, helping leverage the firm’s strengths across its various asset classes, including equities, fixed income, liquidity, alternatives and solutions.
“Carissa’s deep experience in this field means that she brings an expert eye for managing the complexities and synergies that are involved with broker relationships,” West said. “Optimizing these relationships delivers benefits for the firm as well as our clients, and we look forward to the value Carissa will add to our management team.”
Biggie joined J.P. Morgan from Prudential Financial, where she covered global financial institutions for the firm’s enterprise strategic relationship management team. Previously, she spent 16 years with Goldman Sachs Asset Management in a variety of roles, including as a global relationship manager overseeing all broker relationships in trading, financing and prime brokerage, and COO of global risk management and central trading. Prior to that, she was a project manager for J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s alternatives business.