Ryan Darmofal, CFA, FRM

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Darmofal joined City National Rochdale in 2017, and today brings with him 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. As a portfolio manager, he works closely with each client’s advisor to develop a customized portfolio based on the client’s investment objective, time horizon, income needs, and tolerance for market volatility. In this role, he is responsible for the investment strategy implementation and monitoring of private client portfolios, as well as direct relationship management.

Mr. Darmofal began his career at UBS Financial Services where he gained experience in different roles for an ultra-high-net-worth private wealth management team. He then worked at US Trust as a portfolio manager while also providing fundamental equity analysis for the firm’s proprietary global equity strategy. Prior to joining CNR, Mr. Darmofal was employed by Legg Mason and partnered with financial advisors to address risks and opportunities in their clients’ portfolios using quantitative-based solutions.

Mr. Darmofal has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Fairfield University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Connecticut. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and the Financial Risk Manager designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He resides in Westchester County, NY, and spends his free time with his family, supporting a local animal rescue, and playing guitar.

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