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Mike Connolly

Senior National Accounts Manager


Michael is responsible for leading the RIA National Account strategy for First Eagle Investment Management. His responsibilities include leading and coordinating the client experience for the RIA platforms' home office and analyst teams, TAMPs, RIA aggregators, and clearing firms. Before joining First Eagle, Michael was the Director of Regional Sales at BMO Global Asset Management, responsible for covering RIAs and Independent Broker Dealers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. Before BMO, Michael spent 13 years at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, in the Private Client Advisory channel, working with RIAs, family offices, trust companies, and RIA platforms. Michael started his career with Putnam Investments, working on the Institutional 401(k) team and as a Senior Education Consultant. Michael joined First Eagle in 2021 and has been in the industry since 1998. He holds a B.A. in Business Management from Merrimack College. In addition, he holds the FINRA Series 7, 6, 63, and 66 securities licenses.