Atalanta Sosnoff has provided investment advisory services to a diverse mix of institutional clients since its inception in 1981.

We make client service a priority and look to provide timely information to our clients along with the transparency that a separately managed account provides. We work with consultants and investment professionals to insure that our product is suitable and appropriate for the client’s mandate and we take our responsibility as a fiduciary with the utmost care.

We have a concentrated strength and a wealth of experience in providing investment advisory services to Taft-Hartley plans. Atalanta Sosnoff recognizes the unique issues that these plans face and are sensitive to the pro labor mandate that the plan members support. We have significant assets under management in the Taft-Hartley area and welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can help your plan achieve its financial goals.

Maresca - Bio

Richard Maresca
Senior Managing Director
Mr. Maresca joined Atalanta Sosnoff in March 2004 as Managing Director of Atalanta’s Taft-Hartley Division where he is responsible for all facets of the Division. Prior to joining the Company, he was with Harbor Capital Management and Alliance Capital Management, where his duties included marketing, client service and portfolio management. Mr. Maresca also spent seven years with IUOE Local 14-14B and five years with SEIU Local 32B-32J. Mr. Maresca earned a B.B.A. Degree from Baruch College and an M.B.A. from Pace University. | 212-867-5000

Sileo - Bio

Joseph V. Sileo, Jr., CFA
Managing Director/ Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Mr. Sileo joined Atalanta Sosnoff in March 2004 as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Atalanta’s Taft-Hartley Division where his duties include marketing, client service, asset allocation and fixed income portfolio management. Prior to joining the Company he served in similar capacities at Harbor Capital, Alliance Capital, Shields Asset Management and the Bank of New York. Mr. Sileo earned a B.A. from SUNY Oswego and an M.B.A from Pace University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. | 212-867-5000


Jerry Thunelius
Managing Director/ Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Mr. Thunelius has over 26 years of broad investment experience in fixed income portfolio management, trading and risk management. At Atalanta Sosnoff Mr. Thunelius serves as Managing Director and Head of Core Plus strategies. Previously, he served in many other roles with Dreyfus Corporation, Gartmore Group, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc, Cutwater Asset Management and Atlantic Asset Management. He has worked with major publications, including Barron’s, Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, as well as a guest contributor to Forbes, and has appeared on Bloomberg TV. He earned his BBA in Finance from Dowling College. | 212-867-5000


Robert Ohanesian
Director/ Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Prior to joining Atalanta, Mr. Ohanesian served in the positions of CEO and CIO of Fixed Income at ICC Capital Management. Prior to that, Mr. Ohanesian was President of Ryan Labs in New York; served as CEO and CIO of Harbor Capital Management in Boston; established and served as President and Chief Portfolio Strategist of MBIA Capital Management; and was Chief fixed income strategist/portfolio manager for Shields Asset Management, a division of Alliance Capital Management. Mr. Ohanesian also served as Deputy Director for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. He received his BA from Clemson University and has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Ohanesian has served as assistant professor of finance at the Lubin Graduate School of Business at Pace University. | 212-867-5000

Ed Killea - bio2

Edward Killea
Senior Vice President
Mr. Killea joined Atalanta Sosnoff in August 2012 as a Vice President with the firms Taft-Hartley Division.Previously Ed was a Vice President / Wealth Manager at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney from 1999-2012. Prior to that Mr. Killea was employed as a Derivatives Broker for ICAP LLC., and Tullett Liberty LLC.Mr. Killea earned a bachelors degree in Economics and Finance from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. | 212-867-5000

Tonianne - Bio

Tonianne Russo
Assistant Vice President
Ms. Russo joined Atalanta Sosnoff in April, 2013 as Assistant Vice President of the Taft Hartley Division. She has ten years of experience related to financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, and financial record keeping. Tonianne is excited to bring that base of experience to benefit Atalanta’s Taft-Hartley marketing and client service efforts. She has attended Hofstra University as well as a State University of New Jersey, Ramapo College. | 212-867-5000