Investment Fund Managers


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+15.5% (much faster than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree


What Investment Fund Managers Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate investment strategy or operations for a large pool of liquid assets supplied by institutional investors or individual investors.

Other Job Titles Investment Fund Managers May Have

Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Vice President (Fixed Income VP), Investment Analysis Vice President (Investment Analysis VP), Portfolio Manager

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Founding Member & Chief Investment Officer ,

Elevate Ventures

I attend in-house meetings on various projects. Meeting and communicating with different CEOs and executives about their company's growth plans and capital needs. I conduct independent research and data analysis.

Managing Partner ,


Each day at JFF Ventures begins with a renewed commitment to drive economic mobility through innovative educational technologies. As managing partner, I am immersed in evaluating and investing in startups that arm adults with essential skills for career advancement. We focus on solutions that offer both soft and hard skills, primarily for low to moderate income individuals. My role extends beyond financial oversight to measuring the profound social impact our investments have on people's lives.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Manage investment funds to maximize return on client investments.
  • Select specific investments or investment mixes for purchase by an investment fund.
  • Monitor financial or operational performance of individual investments to ensure portfolios meet risk goals.
  • Select or direct the execution of trades.
  • Develop or implement fund investment policies or strategies.

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