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Ryan Szakacs

Vice President

iShares Capital Markets


Ryan Szakacs, vice president, leads US Wealth Advisory coverage for iShares Capital Markets. Mr. Szakacs is responsible for providing clients with trading, liquidity, and portfolio implementation guidance across all US domiciled iShares funds along with helping clients navigate US market structure. Mr. Szakacs' service with the firm dates back to 2008 where he served as a Portfolio Manager on BlackRock's iShares Index Equity team as well as a Portfolio Manager on the Quantitative Investment team where he was responsible for trading and managing global index, enhanced index and long/short assets. Prior to joining BlackRock, he spent several years at both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he conducted examinations throughout the investment management industry, and Goldman Sachs, as an analyst in their Hedge Fund Strategies Group. Mr. Szakacs earned a BS degree in Finance from Rider University and an MBA degree from Duke University.