Robert Harder

Director, Senior Portfolio Manager

Mr. Harder joined City National Rochdale in 2005 and has over 20 years of experience in the field of investment management. He manages client relationships with an emphasis on fixed income management and he also specializes in the research, analysis, selection, and trading of fixed income securities for both the City National proprietary City National Rochdale Funds and individual fixed income portfolios.

Prior to joining City National, he was with Wells Fargo Bank for over 10 years where he served as Portfolio Manager and Relationship Manager at Wells Capital Management. While there, he was one of six mutual fund and separate account fixed income managers responsible for a combined portfolio of over $12 billion where he performed risk analysis and in-depth research on both individual fixed income sectors and mutual funds. Other past positions include Supervisor of Investment Performance for Wilshire Associates Inc.

Mr. Harder holds a BA from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is an active member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles. Committed to philanthropic endeavors, Mr. Harder holds memberships with the UCLA Alumni Association, UCLA Chancellor’s Associates, Board of Directors – The Order of the Blue Shield/UCLA, the Surfrider Foundation, and is a member of the California Highway Patrol 11-99 Foundation. He also acts as a mentor through the Riordan Scholars Program at UCLA’s Anderson School of Business. Mr. Harder enjoys spending time in the ocean and traveling with his son snow skiing.

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