Mr. Galdi joined Palisade in April 2014 as Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer, and was named Head of Corporate Development in 2018. Mr. Galdi has overall responsibility for Palisade’s risk management function, including the identification and assessment of risks at the portfolio level and at a business level. Mr. Galdi is also responsible for the management and oversight of Palisade’s performance measurement, reporting and analytics function, and contributes to due diligence efforts relating to future product development and potential strategic acquisitions. Mr. Galdi has dual reporting responsibilities to Jeffrey Serkes, Chief Operating Officer, and Dennison Veru, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer.
Chief Risk Officer & Head of Corporate Development
Prior to joining Palisade, Mr. Galdi was Vice President, Head of Investment Strategy and Risk Management for New York Life Insurance Company’s Wealth Management division, where he was Chairman of the Investment Committee and responsible for risk oversight, third party investment manager research and due diligence for all investment products offered on the platform. Prior to that role, Mr. Galdi was a Managing Director and Principal at Bear Stearns & Co., where he was Head of Risk and Performance Analytics for their Investment Management division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Galdi held a number of positions in the Investment department at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Mr. Galdi received both his MBA in Finance and his BA in Accounting from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University and is member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.