Maryann Simmons is a Managing Director with Sage Search Advisors focused on executive search for Alternative and Traditional Asset Managers as well as Investment Banks. She has 25+ years of work experience in the Financial Services industry, with roles in Investment Banking, Sales & Trading, Strategic Planning and Investor Services Divisions. Maryann was actively involved in recruiting across all of these areas, both as a hiring manager as well as a senior sponsor of the college recruiting process. Her deep industry knowledge and strong network within the financial services community, combined with her extensive experience assessing talent make her highly qualified to support our clients’ needs
Prior to joining Sage, Maryann was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan from 2010 to 2015 in the Investor Services Division. She was the head of Client Service for the Asset Management segment within the Custody and Fund Services business, and ran Sales and Relationship Management for the Alternative Asset Management segment, providing Fund Administration to Hedge Fund and Private Equity clients.
With over 20 years of experience at UBS, Maryann was a Managing Director holding several management positions within the Investment Bank. The latter part of her career she focused on the Alternative Asset Management client segment including her role as Sales Lead within Prime Brokerage and COO of the Hedge Fund Business. She ran a global Client Relationship Management team across Institutional Equities and Fixed Income Sales and was Head of Strategic Planning for the North American CEO. She started her career in the Banking training program and went on to lead the Pharmaceutical and Chemicals Corporate Coverage team.
Maryann is actively involved at Cornell University: Dyson Advisory Council (Undergraduate Business School), the President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW); and Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network (CAAAN).
Maryann received her Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Cornell University. She is married with three children and lives in Rye, New York.