Simon Chapman

Director, Senior Portfolio Manager

Mr. Chapman joined City National Rochdale in 1997 and has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. He currently manages over 250 personal trust, agency, and 401(K) accounts, and is the Senior Portfolio Manager for relationships in both Southern California and Nevada. With over 20 years at the Firm, he has co-managed many of City National Rochdale’s investment offerings, including the High Dividend Equity Strategy. He has also served as the Financial Analyst for the Consumer Staples and Utilities sectors for the City National Rochdale Mutual Funds.

Prior to joining City National, Mr. Chapman was employed by National Bank of the Redwoods in Santa Rosa, CA, and also in the International Finance division for the Trustees Savings Bank in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He holds both a BA in Accountancy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Dundee in Scotland. Mr. Chapman is also a member of the San Diego CFA Society and is active in the local community. Currently he serves as President of the Board of Directors for the San Diego Cooperative Charter Schools. In his off-time, he likes to travel with his family, especially to the Caribbean and the U.K.

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