Jay Jacobs President Share Add Download Print Mr. Jacobs is PIMCO's president and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. Before being elected president, he served the company in multiple senior management roles. Most recently, he was the global head of human resources, leading the firm’s talent management and human capital initiatives. Prior to that, he was the head of PIMCO’s Munich office, overseeing the firm’s business in Germany and serving as a senior member of the European management team. He joined the firm in 1998 as a member of the Executive Office, working closely with the leadership team in Newport Beach. He has 22 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from Georgetown University. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis.