Julie Koeninger, CFA®

Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, Agriculture


Julie serves as a senior agricultural portfolio manager and leads business development for Manulife Investment Management’s global agriculture strategy. Julie's 30-plus years of experience in agriculture investing include portfolio management, product development, relationship management and consultancy.   Prior to joining Manulife Investment Management in 2018, Julie was director of agriculture at Conservation Resource Partners and, before that, was the product strategist for timber and agriculture at Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC where she led the development of and fundraising for GMO Renewable Resources’ first agriculture fund. Previously, she was an independent consultant in agricultural investment. Earlier in her career, Julie was instrumental in the development of the Hancock Agricultural Investment Group where she served as portfolio manager for the agricultural platform for several years. At Hancock, she also led the first-ever securitization of U.S. agricultural mortgages through Farmer Mac. Julie is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society Boston.

  • Education: B.A., Dartmouth College; M.B.A., Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
  • Joined the company: 2018
  • Began career: 1985



United States

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  • English