North Pier Search Consulting is proud to announce the addition of Frank Szymanek to the firm as Senior Search Consultant. Based in our new Chicago location, Frank opens North Pier’s third national office and will focus on Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (“OCIO”) and consultant search and evaluation projects in the central United States, as well as contributing on key national clients. Frank brings significant experience and expertise from three decades of excellence and innovation in asset management, fiduciary support, and search / due diligence services to institutional clients.
“I am delighted to be joining the industry leader in search and evaluation services, and to help institutional investors with their important fiduciary responsibilities.” This sentiment is shared by the entire team at North Pier. Managing Partner, Jim Scheinberg, explained, “Frank is a tremendous addition and has already proven to be a great fit to our team. He is without doubt the type of experienced and mission driven professional that we value. We look forward to his contributions to our firm, our clients, and ultimately the betterment of the institutional investment industry.”
Frank holds a JD from The John Marshall Law School, the CIMA® and CFP certifications, and the CPA designation. Previously, Frank was a Senior Consultant with PlanPILOT in Chicago where he was the firm’s OCIO Specialist, providing search, evaluation, and due diligence services focusing on advising not-for-profit and educational institutions. Additionally, he led retirement plan service provider searches, evaluating plan consultants, recordkeepers, and financial wellness providers. Additionally, Frank spent twenty years with Northern Trust working with institutional clients and family offices in both portfolio management and relationship management roles.
By opening the Chicago regional office, Frank leads an exciting new chapter in North Pier Search Consulting’s continued expansion as the nation’s largest dedicated OCIO and consultant search and evaluation firm. This partnership allows North Pier to serve even more endowments, foundations, pension funds, health systems, and family offices. North Pier’s mission is to improve the institutional investment world each day™. With the addition of Frank Szymanek, we are even more empowered to further that mission.