Amita Schultes, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Asset Management
New York

Dr. Schultes is a Managing Director at Perella Weinberg Partners and member of the Investment Team of Agility.  In this role, Dr. Schultes is responsible for leading client relationships and contributing to the research effort.

Dr. Schultes has more than 21 years of investment experience.  Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners, Dr. Schultes was at Colonial Consulting from 2002 to 2017, where she most recently served as a Partner and Senior Consultant responsible for serving as the sole investment consultant to numerous non-profit institutional investors and pension plans.  She was previously a Senior Consultant of Ibbotson Associates, where she developed asset allocation programs for asset management companies, insurance companies and broker dealers.  Dr. Schultes began her career as an Investment Consulting Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney.

Dr. Schultes earned a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a M.S. in Financial Markets and Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Finance/Applied Management and Decision Sciences from Walden University.  She has served on the Board of the Service Program for Older People, the Bronx Lighthouse Charter School and on the Family Advisory Council of the Komansky Center for Children’s Health at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Schultes is a Trustee of the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation.