PineBridge Press Release

Eric Smith Named as a Notable General Counsel By Crain’s New York Business

NEW YORK, 13 February 2024 – PineBridge Investments, a private, global asset manager focused on active, high-conviction investing, is delighted to share that Eric Smith has been recognized as a Notable General Counsel by Crain’s New York Business, a leading accolade highlighting exceptional professionals working in New York.

As PineBridge Investments’ General Counsel, Eric oversees the firm’s global legal affairs, leading a diverse and talented team of 33 legal professionals across eight locations worldwide. In his role, Eric provides strategic advice and guidance to PineBridge’s board of directors and senior management. Eric also plays a leading role in the firm’s Corporate Responsibility Steering Committee, where he supports the firm’s initiatives on DE&I, ESG Investment, Company Responsibility and Stewardship. Additionally, Eric is a Senior Sponsor for GenBridge, an affinity group that fosters the development of future leaders across PineBridge.

Eric was likewise recognized for his commitment to supporting the communities around him. Eric is a board member of Trail Blazers, a non-profit organization that empowers youth through outdoor education. In addition, Eric is a mentor to liberal arts students at the University of Michigan, helping them with career guidance, networking, and personal development.

About PineBridge Investments

PineBridge Investments is a private, global asset manager focused on active, high-conviction investing. We draw on the collective power of our teams across each discipline, market, and region of the world through an open culture of collaboration designed to identify the best ideas. Our mission is to exceed clients’ expectations on every level, every day. As of 31 December 2023, the firm managed $157.1 billion across global asset classes for sophisticated investors around the world.

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