Engagement and Sustainability

General Counsel, Director of Sustainability and Engagement

Mr. Butterly is the General Counsel and Director of Sustainability and Engagement for Boston Partners. He joined the firm in 2005 as Boston Partners' General Counsel, responsible for the firm's legal and compliance matters. Mr. Butterly has recently taken on the role of Director of Sustainability and Engagement, focusing on Boston Partners implementation of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment. He has also previously served as the firm's Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Boston Partners, he served as Chief Compliance Officer at General Motors Asset Management. Mr. Butterly began his career with Shearman & Sterling in 1984 where he spent nine years as an Associate in the firm’s Compensation and Benefits Group, which focused on all aspects of ERISA and employment law, particularly prohibited transaction issues, employment law issues and M&A activity. After nine years with the firm, he spent seven years with Lazard Asset Management as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, with responsibility for development of compliance policies, compliance monitoring and GIPS® compliance, supervising a staff of 12. In 2000, he moved to Deutsche Asset Management Americas Institutional Group as General Counsel and a member of the firm’s Investment and New Product Committees, with significant involvement in compliance issues. Mr. Butterly holds a B.A. degree from Connecticut College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa on the basis of junior standing, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone Scholar. He has thirty-five years of industry experience.

Senior Compliance Manager

Ms. Marissa Marandola, Esq. is a Senior Compliance Manager and Counsel for Boston Partners and Chief Compliance Officer of Boston Partners Securities, LLC, our limited purpose broker/dealer. She joined the firm in June 2018. Ms. Marandola is also a member of the Boston Partners Sustainability and Engagement team with primary responsibility for proxy voting and proxy voting engagement. Her primary compliance responsibilities are Sales and Marketing Compliance, Broker/Dealer regulatory oversight and employee training. She is a member of the GIPS Committee and the Governance Committee. As part of the Sustainability and Engagement Team, Ms. Marandola manages the proxy voting process on behalf of the Governance Committee, prepares all engagement materials with issuers regarding proxy matters and does original ESG research on issuers held in Boston Partners’ portfolios. Prior to joining Boston Partners, she was a Compliance Analyst, Assistant Vice President, at State Street Global Advisors. She holds the series 7, 24, and 63 registrations. Marissa holds a B.S. degree from Providence College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Marissa is a member of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island State Bar. She has five years of industry experience.

ESG Analyst

Ms. Haley Shaw is a Research Analyst for the Boston Partners Sustainability and Engagement Team. Ms. Shaw is responsible for original ESG/Sustainability research on issuers held in Boston Partners’ portfolios. Prior to joining Boston Partners, Ms. Shaw spent two years with Chatham Partners as a Senior Research Analyst. She is a magna cum laude graduate from Dartmouth College with a degree in History and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She has four years of industry experience.