Senior Managing Director,
Angeles Investment Advisors
David Brief has spent nearly three decades advising on and managing institutional investment portfolios. In 2018, he joined Angeles Investment Advisors to work with the firm’s OCIO clients. David established the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Investment Office in 2002, and under his leadership as Chief Investment Officer, the endowment portfolio evolved over the course of 15 years from a $350 million internal investment program into a $1.1 billion pool that invested assets belonging to several dozen other non-profits. He has also been a leader in educating non-profits on the merits of outsourced investment management.
Earlier in his career, David spent eleven years as an investment consultant for three Chicago-based firms: Ibbotson Associates (now part of Morningstar Inc.), Ennis Knupp + Associates (now part of Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting, Inc.), and Capital Resource Advisors (now part of Segal Marco Advisors). Born and raised in New Jersey, David earned a BA degree in Economics from Cornell University, an MBA degree with honors from the University of Chicago, and is a CFA® Charterholder.