Russ Brownback

Russ Brownback

Formal First Name
Russell (Russ)

Russell Brownback is Managing Director and Head of Global Macro Positioning for Fixed Income at BlackRock, a global asset manager and technology provider. He is also a portfolio manager and a member of BlackRock's Fundamental Fixed Income Executive Committee. Brownback has over two decades of expertise in economic policy and financial market interface. Previously, he was one of the founding partners and Senior Partner of R3 Capital, a hedge fund acquired by BlackRock in 2009. Brownback has been an advisor to a number of Wall Street senior executives as well as officials sitting on the Federal Reserve and United States Treasury. He held leadership roles at Lehman Brothers and has been an Adjunct Professor for both graduate and undergraduate studies at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Business........................

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • He was most recently Managing Director and proprietary trader and portfolio manager for the Global Principal Strategies team.

  • Previously, he was the head of the firm's Corporate and Emerging Markets bond trading desks.