Marc Mayer is the chief executive officer of Manning & Napier. As the CEO, he is responsible for establishing the firm's strategic initiatives as well as for its day-to-day operations. Before his time at Manning & Napier, Mayer was most recently head of North American distribution for Schroders in New York. Prior to Schroders, he was CEO at GMO. This followed a 20-year tenure at AllianceBernstein and its predecessor firm, Sanford Bernstein, where he rose to the role of chief investment officer of blend strategies. At Sanford Bernstein, he was CEO of their sell-side research business and also a member of Bernstein’s board of directors.
Mayer earned his B.A. from Yale University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.