Arthur P. Steinmetz
Chairman, CEO and President
Art Steinmetz serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of OppenheimerFunds. He has had a long and distinguished career at the firm, holding a number of positions, including Chief Investment Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. Art’s insights on the markets and investing are frequently sought by media outlets including CNBC, Barron’s and The Wall Street Journal.
Art joined OppenheimerFunds as an Analyst in 1986. His trajectory within the firm truly took hold when he created and launched in 1989 the Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income Fund. It was one of the first multi-sector bond funds in the industry.
OppenheimerFunds’ growth strategy is rooted in Art’s long-held belief that an active, high conviction approach to asset management benefits investors. His strategy includes innovative and differentiated product solutions and the ability to change people’s perspectives by delivering unconventional insights.
Additionally, Art is passionate about advancing financial and mathematical literacy—which he believes are essential elements of the next generation’s success. He plays an active role in shaping OppenheimerFunds’ philanthropic initiatives and serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in New York City. Art is a David Rockefeller Fellow at the Partnership for New York City.
Prior to OppenheimerFunds, he worked as an Analyst at PaineWebber and served in the United States Air Force. He holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Denison University with a B.A. in Russian language and Slavic Studies.