Investment Teams

  • Hao-Hung (Peter) Liao, CFA

    Hao-Hung (Peter) Liao, CFA, Portfolio Manager

    • Head of Equity ETF Portfolio Management
    • Portfolio Manager for Equity ETFs
    • Oversees the Equity ETF Investment Management team; responsible for development and management of index replication and optimization strategies
    • Investment Management Team member since 2005
    • Quoted in The Wall Street Journal and ETF Trends
    • CFA charterholder; member of the New York Society of Security Analysts
    • BA, Mathematics and Economics, New York University
  • Guo Hua (Jason) Jin

    Guo Hua (Jason) Jin, Portfolio Manager and Analyst for VanEck Vectors Equity ETFs

    • Analyst for Equity ETFs
    • Assists with research and index replication strategies; responsible for trade execution for Equity and Fixed Income ETFs
    • Investment Management Team member since 2007
    • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position at VanEck; conducted extensive research in intraday pricing and trading of over-the-counter fixed-income securities
    • Prior to joining VanEck, a portfolio analyst for Evaluation Associates
    • BS, Business Administration (concentration in Financial Analysis), SUNY Buffalo
  • Francis G. Rodilosso, CFA

    Francis G. Rodilosso, CFA, Portfolio Manager

    • Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management
    • Portfolio Manager for Fixed Income ETFs
    • Oversees the Fixed Income ETF team; responsible for portfolio strategies, as well as credit and market analysis; specializes in international bond markets
    • Investment Management Team member since 2012
    • Prior to joining VanEck, Managing Director of Global Emerging Markets with The Seaport Group; launched the firm’s emerging markets fixed income sales and trading business
    • Previously held portfolio management positions at Greylock Capital and Soundbrook Capital; focused on corporate high-yield and distressed bonds with an emphasis on emerging markets
    • Earlier career experience includes senior fixed income trading positions at Credit Lyonnais and HSBC
    • Quoted in Financial Times, Barron's, and ETF Trends, among others
    • CFA charterholder; member of New York Society of Security Analysts
    • MBA (with distinction), Finance, The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; AB, History, Princeton University
  • James T. Colby III

    James T. Colby III, Portfolio Manager

    • Portfolio Manager for Municipal Bond ETFs analysis; specializes in U.S. municipal bond markets
    • Investment Management Team Member since 2007
    • Prior to joining VanEck, held several senior municipal fixed income positions including director and senior portfolio manager for High Yield Municipal Fixed Income at Lord Abbett; director and senior portfolio manager for Municipal Fixed Income at John Hancock Funds; director for fixed income management at Old Harbor Capital; and co-manager/senior portfolio manager for municipal funds at Evergreen Asset Management
    • Media appearances include CNBC and Bloomberg Radio; quoted in The Wall Street Journal, CNNMoney, Bloomberg News, Reuters, TheStreet, ETF Trends, Investor's Business Daily, and The Bond Buyer, among others
    • Member of National Municipal Buyers Conference (Chairman, 1996), Municipal Forum of New York, Boston Fixed Income Management Society, and The Economics Club of New York
    • MBA, Finance, Hofstra University; BA, Economics and International Relations, Brown University
  • Daniel Cho

    Daniel Cho, Analyst

    • Analyst for VanEck Vectors Fixed Income ETFs
    • Assists with research and index replication and sampling strategies; responsible for trade execution for Fixed Income ETF portfolios
    • Investment Management Team member since 2013
    • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position for VanEck's alternative investment funds; conducted extensive research in intraday pricing and trading of over-the-counter fixed-income securities
    • MS, Finance, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester; BS, Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University