Bill or William Greiner

William B. Greiner, CFA

Chief Investment Strategist, Mariner

Overland Park, KS

As chief investment strategist of Mariner, Bill drives the economic and capital markets outlook for the firm and supports the investment team with tactical asset allocation decisions. As the firm’s chief investment strategist and spokesperson, Bill is sought after for his expertise and has appeared on hundreds of local and national business news outlets. He has also been featured in respected financial publications, such as Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek. He also shares his insights on and as a blogger.

Bill’s capital markets and investment experience spans nearly 35 years. Prior to joining Mariner, he was chief investment officer and president of Scout Investments, where he was directly responsible for the Scout Investments Global Equity investment process. Bill started with Scout’s parent company, UMB, in 1999. During his time with UMB, he was the chief investment officer of UMB Bank and had ultimate responsibility for all UMB portfolio managers. He also served as chairman of the UMB Asset Allocation and Large Cap Equity Strategy Committees and was a member of the UMB Fixed Income Committee. Before joining UMB, Bill worked for Northern Trust Company in Chicago.

Bill has a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst®, a member of the CFA Institute, a member of the Kansas City CFA Society and is a trustee for the Washburn Endowment Association.