Paul Lucas is a Senior Vice President and Account Manager in PIMCO’s Financial Institutions Group. He provides specialized business development and relationship management within the firm’s variable insurance and subadvised business. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2018, he was a member of BlackRock’s institutional business, working with insurance, defined contribution and bank trust clients. Paul also held various positions with Merrill Lynch prior to joining Blackrock. He has 28 years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. He holds the CIMA designation.