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Laura Payne

Vice President, Public Markets/​ESG, Builders Asset Management


Based in Chicago, Laura Payne is a Vice President at Builders Asset Management, focused on sustainable investments in public markets. Previously, Laura focused on alternative investments, serving as a Director at Citadel LLC and a Vice President at Goldman Sachs. She began her professional career as an institutional investor at The University of Chicago Investment Office, followed by Glenwood Capital and The Pritzker Group.

Laura received a master’s degree from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and both a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Marquette University.

Laura and her family live in Hyde Park, where she is involved as a Board Member of the Hyde Park School of Dance, Alliance for the Great Lakes, and The University of Chicago Lab School Parent Association.