Robert Cirrotti

Robert Cirrotti

Managing Director and Head of Retirement and Investment Solutions for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company


Robert Cirrotti is a Managing Director for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company, and Head of Retirement and Investment Solutions. In this role, he oversees all aspects of Pershing’s retirement business as well the development and enhancement of its investment solutions platforms for both broker-dealer and registered investment advisor clients. Pershing’s retirement business spans individual and plan markets and includes insured solutions. The investment solutions business includes FundVest®, a no-transaction fee (NTF) mutual fund platform, FundVest 200™, a research-driven list of NTF mutual funds, Pershing’s Alternative Investment Network and 529 College Savings platform, as well as its Exchange-Traded Fund Center.

He is a board member of the SPARK Institute and a member of several trade associations and committees including the SIFMA Retirement Committee, American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, Insured Retirement Institute, and the SPARK Institute Advisor Committee.

Robert is an active member on numerous firm committees including Pricing, Asset Based Pricing, Mutual Fund Steering and Mutual Fund Strategy. He recently jointly established a BNY Mellon Retirement Steering Committee intended to guide enterprise retirement strategy and currently chairs the firm’s DOL Steering Committee.

Robert has over 20 years of industry experience including prior roles as Head of Product Management and Chief Operating Officer for Prudential Retirement.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Administration from Rutgers College and completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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