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Rick Pagnani

Head of Insurance-Linked Securities

Mr. Pagnani is an executive vice president in the New York office and head of PIMCO's insurance-linked business. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was the chief executive officer of Mt. Logan Re, where he launched and grew the third-party ILS investment business for Everest Reinsurance. Previously, he was a partner at TigerRisk Partners, where he focused on production in both the life and P&C markets and new product development. He also served as chief executive officer of Ascendant Reinsurance, a class 3 Bermuda-based reinsurance company focusing on catastrophe derivatives, and was a managing director at Swiss Re New Markets, a division of Swiss Reinsurance Company. He has 36 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree from Hobart College.