Margo Cook

Former President



University of Rhode Island Foundation
All Stars Project National Board
Chicago Advisory Committee


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Margo L. Cook is President of Nuveen Advisory Services. Margo leads Nuveen’s global client organization, overseeing product, marketing and distribution for the firm, which manages over $900 billion in assets under management. She leads Nuveen’s strategy to deliver consultative, outcome- focused advice and investment solutions to clients worldwide, with responsibility for the Nuveen Solutions team.

Prior to the integration of the TIAA and Nuveen Investments asset management organizations, Margo was Co-President of Nuveen Investments. Margo joined Nuveen in 2008.

Before joining Nuveen, she led the global institutional investment organization at Bear Stearns Asset Management, responsible for the equity and fixed income investment teams, product management and institutional clients. Prior to that, Margo held various senior investment leadership roles at BNY Mellon for over 20 years, including CIO, Institutional Investments and Head of Fixed Income.

Margo serves as a trustee on the Nuveen Fund Board and Executive Sponsor of the Women’s Employee Resource Group. She is the Chair of the All Stars Project of Chicago Board and is on the Executive Committee of The University of Rhode Island Foundation Board of Trustees. She earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Rhode Island and an Executive MBA from Columbia University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).