Mr. Hoffmann is a senior vice president and alternative investment strategist in the Newport Beach office. He focuses on alternative investments within PIMCO’s global wealth management group, engaging with clients on investment strategy and product due diligence for both public and private alternative investment strategies. Mr. Hoffmann joined PIMCO in 2010 as a portfolio manager focused on global real asset investment strategies. Previously, he was managing director of investments and portfolio manager for real assets and alternatives at a multi-billiondollar single family investment office in Palo Alto, California. He also has 13 years of experience as an investment banker with Salomon Brothers, Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan and has been based in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. He has 26 years of investment experience and holds a bachelor of science degree in economics and political science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.