First Commonwealth Names Robert Schwartz as Investment Officer in Wealth Services Division
Indiana, PA (January 14) – Robert Schwartz has recently been named as Investment Officer in First Commonwealth’s Wealth Services division. Robert joins First Commonwealth after serving in PNC Bank’s Finance Division since 2018.
In his new role with First Commonwealth, Robert will devise, implement, and continually evaluate the investment strategies of current client portfolios and assist wealth partners with, and at times lead, the client relationship management duties for the Wealth Service team. He will also assist with the evaluation of economic conditions and the construction of the broad investment strategy and asset allocation decisions of the Wealth Service unit.
Before joining PNC, Robert graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance and Legal Studies, and a concentration in Applied Econometrics. He is a published author in the International Journal of Economics and Finance for his work in hedge fund research. While at IUP, Robert was also the Chief Investment Officer for the Student Managed Investment Portfolio, responsible for managing University assets of more than $1 million dollars. He now guest lectures to finance students on a per semester basis.
Robert will be based out of First Commonwealth’s Union Trust office in downtown Pittsburgh. He is a Pittsburgh native now living in South Side. Robert sits on the IUP College of Business Advisory Council and enjoys boxing in his spare time.
About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 147 community banking offices in 28 counties throughout western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as business banking centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Canton, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. The company also operates mortgage offices in Wexford, Pennsylvania, as well as Hudson and Lewis Center, Ohio. First Commonwealth provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance products and services through its subsidiaries First Commonwealth Bank and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency. For more information about First Commonwealth or to open an account today, please visit www.fcbanking.com.
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