Jose Minaya


Jose Minaya is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen, a leading global asset management firm with more than $1 trillion under management.

Jose is responsible for Nuveen’s vision, strategy and day-to-day operations. He and his leadership team set and execute key growth initiatives and oversee the firm’s investment teams, product strategy and management and client businesses. He chairs the Nuveen Executive Committee and is also a member of the TIAA Executive Committee. Jose is also the executive sponsor of the Inclusion and Diversity initiative for TIAA, working to build and promote a diverse and inclusive environment across the company. He joined TIAA as a fixed income portfolio manager in 2004 and has more than 29 years of investment experience at firms including AIG, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan.

Jose was previously President and Chief Investment Officer, responsible for overseeing all global operating and investment activities across equities, fixed income, real estate, private markets, natural resources, other alternatives and responsible investments.

He serves on the boards of multiple companies and charitable organizations, including Moody’s, the Robert Toigo Foundation, the National Forest Foundation, the Investment Committee of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution and the Investment Company Institute. Jose is also on the board of Trustees of Manhattan College, where he received a bachelor’s in finance, and is the Chairman of the Amos Tuck School of Business MBA Council at Dartmouth, where he received an MBA.