Paul Eitelman, CFA

Paul Eitelman, CFA

Senior Director, Chief Investment Strategist

M.A., Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.S., University of Delaware
CFA® Charterholder, CFA Institute


Paul Eitelman joined Russell Investments in March 2015. He is a senior director and chief investment strategist. His research and views help guide the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services for institutional and retail investors.

Previously, Eitelman served as Vice President and Senior Economist at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York, where his global macroeconomic research and analysis drove tactical investment ideas and asset allocation decisions on behalf of the firm’s ultra high net worth clients. Prior to that, Eitelman worked at the Federal Reserve Board, where he was the lead economic analyst for several emerging market economies in Latin America and Southeast Asia. In this role, he prepared country briefings and analysis for former Chairman Ben Bernanke and other members of the FOMC.

Published works include:


Energy Transition Report

October 2023
A comprehensive assessment of the potential impacts that a transition away from a fossil-fuel-based economy could have on markets and economies.

2022 mid-year check-in

August 2022
Read this brief paper to learn what we're doing to manage our clients' portfolios using a cycle, value, and sentiment (CVS) framework.

2022 Key investment issues

January 2022
Read this brief paper to learn what we’re doing to manage our clients’ portfolios using a cycle, value, and sentiment (CVS) framework.