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Rich C. Petruzzo, CFA®


Rich C. Petruzzo, CFA®, Director, joined SunTrust Advisory Services in 2014 and Sterling Capital Management in 2020 as part of an integration following the merger of equals between SunTrust Banks and BB&T Corporation. He has investment experience since 2004 and is a municipal fixed income portfolio manager. Prior to his role at SunTrust, Rich held various roles of increasing responsibility in investment management at The Vanguard Group and was ultimately responsible for high yield municipal trading. He received his B.S. in Finance from Drexel University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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Area of Focus

  • Municipal Fixed Income

Previous Experience

  • SunTrust Advisory Services
  • The Vanguard Group


  • B.S. Drexel University

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • CFA Institute
Rich C. Petruzzo
Rich C. Petruzzo, CFA®


Portfolio Manager

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