Mike Brown

Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Institutional Consultant Relations

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Experience: 1981
Tenure: 2016
Tel: (203) 504-1428
Email: mike.brown@franklintempleton.com

Mike Brown is a Senior Vice President and Head of U.S. Consultant Relations for Franklin Templeton's Financial Institutions Group (FIG). The U.S. Consultant Relations team is responsible for the development of Franklin Templeton's strategic partnerships with Global and U.S. institutional U.S. investment consultants. His team works closely with pension consultants and manager research analysts across the full spectrum of Franklin Templeton's investment and research capabilities.

Mr. Brown joined Franklin Templeton in 2016. Prior to joining our firm, he spent approximately fifteen years as both a leader and member of State Street Global Advisor's (SSGA) consultant relations team. While at SSGA, Mr. Brown worked with over thirty pension consulting firms across the U.S., focusing on the firm's Active Equity, Fixed Income, Smart Beta, Hedge Fund and other alternative investment strategies. Mr. Brown was also a key internal collaborator regarding SSGA's new product development, marketing and sales strategy focus.

Prior to joining SSGA Mr. Brown worked as an Institutional Fixed Income sales person both at ABN AMRO and Prudential Securities. There he managed the Boston offices for both firms and marketed credit mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities to mutual funds, insurance companies and investment management firm. Mr. Brown was also a Vice President of Sales and Trading at Visible Markets; the firm launched the industry's first buy-side to buy-side fixed income platform.

Mr. Brown earned his A.B in Economics from Harvard University.