Scott Roberts is the President & CEO of Ziegler Capital Management. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, he was President and Chief Investment Officer of Deerfield Capital Management and was responsible for all investment management, marketing, and operational activities of the firm. Scott oversaw the growth of assets under management at Deerfield from less than $400 million in 2000 to over $15 billion at the end of 2007. Scott served as Chairman of the Investment Committee of Deerfield Triarc Capital Corp, an externally managed Mortgage Securities REIT, from the company’s initial private offering in 2004 through 2006.
Prior to joining Deerfield Capital, Scott was the Chief Investment Officer at several Zurich Insurance Company subsidiaries including Scudder Kemper Investments, Zurich Investment Management and CentreRe. Prior to Zurich, Scott was the Director of Fixed Income for Loomis Sayles in Milwaukee and a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Putnam Investments in Boston.
Scott is currently on the Board of Directors of Marquette University, Marquette University High School and Catholic Charities of Chicago. He has served on the Board of Directors of several of the firms with which he has worked, including Centre Cat, Centre Investment Services, Zurich Investment Management, Liberty Hampshire and Deerfield Capital.
Scott received an M.B.A. in Finance and Investments from the Applied Security Analysis Program at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Marquette University.