James Gruver Client Service & Marketing

Managing Director

Client Service & Marketing

James is a Managing Director of Heitman’s Client Service & Marketing group and an equity owner of the firm. He leads the firm’s global sales process, relationship management, client service and marketing activities. Prior to joining Heitman, James was Senior Managing Director at Black River Asset Management where he lead global investor relations across the firm’s hedge fund and private equity offerings. Before that, he held senior roles in EMEA, Asia Pacific, and North America for BNY Mellon Investment Management. James also worked at investment management and consultancy firms that included Delaware Investments LP, Morley Capital Management and SEI Capital Resources.

James received a BA in Economics and in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame, and is a FINRA Series 24 and 7 Registered Representative. James is an Advisory Board Member for PACER Center, a North American non-profit focused on enhancing the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities. James also serves as Vice Chairman for Volunteers to Assist Children with Disabilities USA, a non-profit organization focused on promoting and improving the well-being of children with disabilities.