President
Sun Life Investment Management

Steve Peacher is President of Sun Life Investment Management, Sun Life Financial’s 3rd-party institutional investment management platform. This includes the Bentall Kennedy Group in North America, Prime Advisors, Inc. and Ryan Labs Asset Management Inc. in the United States, and Sun Life Investment Management Inc. in Canada.

Steve is also responsible for the investment operations of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, which supports the Sun Life Investment Management companies and manages the general account assets of the Sun Life Financial group of companies. Steve is a member of the Sun Life Financial Executive team.

Steve has more than 3 decades of investment management and credit experience in North American and international markets. This includes extensive experience managing teams, portfolios and research across a wide range of assets and strategies, including public and private asset classes, derivative markets and liability-driven investing.

Steve joined Sun Life Financial in 2009. He was previously Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income and Liquidity Strategies at Columbia Management and served for 15 years at Putnam Investments, where he rose to Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Credit Team. He worked earlier in his career in the investment banking division at Dean Witter Reynolds (now part of Morgan Stanley).

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia. He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the Boston CFA society.