Lukas J. Smart, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager & Vice President

Lukas Smart, a senior portfolio manager and vice president with Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (“Dimensional”), leads a team of investment professionals that manages U.S. large-cap equity and REIT portfolios and is a leader of the investment management team for the Manulife ETFs. Dimensional is the subadvisor to Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC (“Dimensional Canada”), which is the sub-advisor to the Manulife ETFs. Lukas also represents Dimensional and their portfolios in meetings with current and prospective clients.

Before joining Dimensional in 2007, Lukas did middle office and consultant work at Bank of America in Chicago. He was also a consultant and portfolio manager for Ibbotson Associates. Lukas earned his bachelor of economics degree from the University of San Diego and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society of Austin.


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