Mr. Carlino is a portfolio manager, a managing director, Global CIO Multi Asset and CIO Multi Asset US with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2001. As the chief investment officer of the Global Multi Asset team, he is responsible for all multi-asset investment functions. He is also a member of the firm’s Global Investment Management Committee and US Executive Committee. Mr. Carlino was previously a private-client portfolio manager, responsible for multi-manager selection. Before joining the firm, Mr. Carlino worked in fund management at Commerzbank AM. He has a degree in economics and finance from La Sapienza University in Rome, and a master’s degree in portfolio management and asset allocation from the University of Bologna, Department of Statistics. Mr. Carlino is a CFA charterholder.
Much like last year's underdog, the stock markets faced some obstacles going into 2019—plenty that would give them reason to extend their end-of-2018 slide. But also like the Cinderella team, stock markets overcame adversity and rallied last month, continuing to build on their impressive gains since the start of the year.