sleyster-small-picScott Sleyster ('87)

Sr. VP & CIO, Prudential


Scott is Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer for Prudential Financial, Inc., responsible for asset/liability management, portfolio construction and investment strategy for Prudential’s International and Domestic business operations. He also oversees the Company’s alternative asset investing and the hedging of variable annuity guarantees.

Since joining Prudential, Scott has served in a variety of leadership positions including head of Prudential’s Full-Service Retirement business, president of Prudential’s Guaranteed Products business, and chief financial officer for Prudential’s Employee Benefits Division. Additionally, Scott has held roles in Prudential’s Treasury, Derivatives, and Investment Management units. He was appointed by President Bush and Congress as a delegate to the National Summit on Retirement Savings in 2002 and 2006.

Scott serves as Prudential's representative to the Institute for International Finance's (IIF) Committee on Asset and Investment Management. In this capacity, he has presented views on long term investing at prominent international conferences including the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's High Level Roundtables and the IIF's G-20.

Scott earned a finance degree, with distinction, from the University of Missouri and received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also holds the CFA designation and is a member of The New York Society of Security Analysts, Inc. (NYSSA).