Mark W. Frazier
Senior Portfolio Manager
Mark is a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager on the asset management team for the Southeast region of Abbot Downing. His office is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mark is responsible for providing clients with strategic long-term investment guidance through a disciplined, comprehensive, and objective planning process.
Prior to Abbot Downing, Mark was a senior portfolio strategist and manager of the Portfolio Strategist Group for First Citizens Bank, located in Raleigh. Before that, Mark worked as a portfolio manager and analyst for Hirtle Callaghan, where he served family groups and institutions in the firm’s Southeast footprint. Mark has extensive experience working with clients on investment policy development, asset allocation, manager structure, and performance analysis and reporting.
Mark earned a master of business administration degree from North Carolina State University and a bachelor of science degree from East Carolina University, where he graduated magna cum laude and with University Honors. Mark is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, holds a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation, and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA North Carolina Society.
Mark and his wife, Carmen, reside in Raleigh with their three boys, Marko, Michael, and Matthew.