Garrett D’Alessandro joined City National Rochdale in 1986 and is the Chief Executive Officer. In addition to setting the strategic direction of the firm, he plays a key role in the firm's portfolio management and investment research functions. In this capacity he assists in determining the macroeconomic outlook and strategic asset allocations for the firm's strategies. In January 2017, Garrett joined the Executive Committee of City National Bank where he represents the Wealth Management Division. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Certified Public Accountant and an Audit Manager with KPMG Peat Marwick.
Garrett received his MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, the Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst designation, and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. He also is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. Garrett makes presentations on current investment issues to financial professionals throughout the country and has been featured in various media outlets including CNBC, The Financial Network, Barron's, Practical Accountant, CPA Wealth Provider, and New Jersey CPA. Garrett is an Ironman tri-athlete and has been selected multiple times to compete in the world championship in Kona, Hawaii. He is also a supporter of numerous charitable and civic organizations.