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Christopher S. Austin

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Austin joined City National Rochdale in 2020 and has over 10 years of professional experience in the financial services industry. He is responsible for the account management of high-net-worth individual, foundation, and trust portfolios, specializing in portfolio construction designed to fit clients’ personalized needs and risk/return parameters.

Prior to joining City National Rochdale, Mr. Austin was the CIO and Portfolio Manager for 20/20 Capital Management, Inc., where he established the firm’s investment processes and orchestrated asset allocation adjustments, security due diligence as well as all trading activities.

Chris holds a BA in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He is a Certified Private Wealth Advisor® and CFA® Charterholder.  Mr. Austin is also a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Orange County. Chris tries to stay outside when away from the office. Always in search of adventure, he spends most weekends mountain biking through Southern California’s canyons. He also has a huge appetite and loves trying new restaurants with his wife and son.

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