Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Raymond O. Wicklander, III

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager/Analyst
Great Lakes Advisors
CFA®, CPA

Ray is a Portfolio Manager on the Fundamental Equity Large Cap Value team and equity analyst for both Large Cap Value and Small Cap strategies for the Financials and REITs sectors. Ray previously spent 13 years at Nuveen Investments, as a Managing Director, Portfolio Manager of the Global Select strategies, and co-Manager of the Large Cap, All Cap, and Concentrated Value strategies, and Analyst at NWQ Investment Management. Previously Ray was at Nuveen subsidiary Tradewinds Global Investors, Pembroke Capital Management, and began his career at Northern Trust Asset Management in Chicago.

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 2000
  • University of Notre Dame, BBA
  • London School of Economics, MSc
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA®
  • Certified Public Accountant, CPA