Careers - Matt’s Story
 West Point to West Coast
Matt’s Story
West Point to West Coast
Having graduated from West Point with a degree in systems engineering, Matt spent five years on active duty before leaving the service as a Captain in 2010. From graduate school to a small investment firm, Matt met and befriended BlackRock employees who raved about the culture, prompting his decision to apply and join BlackRock.
Careers - What Matt Does
 Vice President, Portfolio Manager, ETF’s & Index Investments
What Matt Does
Vice President, Portfolio Manager, ETF’s & Index Investments
From the time zone sweet-spot of San Francisco, Matt spends his days coordinating with colleagues from London to Hong Kong as he manages 25 exchange-traded funds, with the investment goal to track an index, typically in European or Asian markets. Outside the office, Matt leads BlackRock’s San Francisco veterans’ network on projects, like building low-income housing for veterans.
 
 
“It’s exciting—the world is changing, and BlackRock is developing a very inclusive culture with people from around the globe to take on new challenges that our global clients face.”
 
“It’s exciting—the world is changing, and BlackRock is developing a very inclusive culture with people from around the globe to take on new challenges that our global clients face.”
 
 
“There’s a veterans’ network that I’ve been punched into, and it’s nice to see that there are veterans in leadership roles—veterans from different services, as well as countries.”
 
“There’s a veterans’ network that I’ve been punched into, and it’s nice to see that there are veterans in leadership roles—veterans from different services, as well as countries.”