Erie Insurance Names Ronald Habursky SVP and Chief Investment Officer

Most recently VP and senior portfolio manager in charge of Erie’s fixed income portfolio Habursky brings an extensive background in both fixed income and equity investments to his new role.

(Ronald Habursky. Image source: Erie Insurance.)

Erie Insurance (Erie, Pa.) has announced that Ronald Habursky will assume the role of senior VP and chief investment officer, effective July 2.

Habursky joined Erie Insurance in 1999 as a fixed income securities analyst, was promoted to alternative investment analyst in 2000, and later to portfolio manager, external investments, in 2008. Most recently, Habursky managed Erie’s fixed income portfolio as VP and senior portfolio manager.

Greg Gutting, EVP, CFO, Erie Insurance.

Habursky’s extensive investment experience and 21-year career at Erie will allow him to effectively lead the company’s Investments team, according to Greg Gutting, EVP, CFO, Erie Insurance.

“I am pleased that Ron has accepted this promotion,” comments Gutting. “He brings an impressive background in both fixed income and equity investments to our CIO role and he was also instrumental in building out ERIE’s alternative investment portfolio in the early 2000s.”

Before joining Erie Insurance, Habursky was a financial analyst at GE Transportation Systems.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Gannon University and a master’s degree in applied economics from the University of Central Florida. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder through the CFA Institute.

Habursky will be based in Erie Insurance’s home office in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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