Joe Ackerman is a Founding Partner of Pensam. He leads Pensam’s risk committee and, backed by his prior experience, assists and participates with capital market activities.
He is an active Board Member at Grupo Javer, the largest housing development company in Mexico, specializing in the construction and commercialization of affordable entry-level, middle income and residential housing. He is also a Director of Nexxus, a Real Estate Development Company of Industrial Parks in Northern Mexico.
Until July 2009, Joe was a partner at Cidel Financial Group (CFG), a Canadian-based financial group that owns in excess of US$13 billion in various global asset management and trust companies. He was responsible for portfolio management and client relations, with emphasis on those in Central and South America. Joe also worked at Merrill Lynch (New York) as a Vice President and Trader in Emerging Markets Fixed Income Securities from 1994 until 2000 where he gained broad experience with both private and institutional clients working in credit products.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.