General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 11, 2012

A Focus on Quality, Valuation & Diversification in Investing

Teal, Eric
Eric Teal is the Chief Investment Officer of First Citizens Bank, a position he has held since the start of 2003. He also leads the bank’s capital management group. His responsibilities include the investment management and oversight of roughly $4.5 billion in assets under management. Mr. Teal oversees asset allocation, overall investment strategy and equity and fixed income portfolio management for the bank. He is responsible for conducting and overseeing research and management of the bank’s investment products. Mr. Teal received his B.A. in economics and international studies from Rhodes College and MBA in finance from The University of Memphis, where he received a scholarship in the area of investments and finance. He also studied at the London School of Economics. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief introduction to the Capital Management Group at First Citizens Bank, including a bit about your role there, an overview of the client base and its total assets under