Our Team

Michael D. Fitzgerald

Asset Management

Role at RSR Partners

Mike is a managing director within the firm’s Asset Management Practice. His primary focus is on leadership roles in the institutional, intermediary and wealth management channels. Mike helps both traditional and alternative asset managers source superior sales, product and investment talent.

Experience and Expertise

Prior to transitioning to executive search, Mike spent nearly 30 years in the asset management industry. He held various senior level leadership roles at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, MFS Investment Management, and Federated Investors. He built and led multiple sales and relationship management teams across numerous product channels, which provides him with unique insight into the rapidly changing and complex distribution and product management landscape. His experience with established and emerging platforms allows him to deliver the necessary expertise and relevant market intelligence to clients, as well as to access high caliber talent across the industry.

Since making the transition, Mike has completed assignments for multiple asset managers and banking institutions, sourcing senior level institutional sales professionals, portfolio managers, and senior marketing professionals.

Outside RSR Partners

Mike is originally from New York, but he and his family have lived in Marblehead, Massachusetts for almost 30 years. He earned his BS in Marketing and Management from Siena College. He enjoys sports and the outdoors and spends his free time with his family on the water. He also enjoys golf, cycling, and traveling. He and his wife support multiple charities and Mike recently completed his first 100 mile bike ride in support of Best Buddies International. He has served on the Board of Associate Trustees at Siena College.

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