Pacific Global Asset Management LLC is the asset management arm of Pacific Life Insurance Company. Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Pacific Global Asset Management, through its affiliates and subsidiaries, has $18.0 billion in assets under management* with investment strategies that include fixed income, equity, and alternatives solutions. Investment teams include Pacific Asset Management, Cadence Capital Management, and Pacific Private Fund Advisors, with core investment strengths in bank loans, investment grade, high yield, equity solutions, and private equity. Backed by Pacific Life, Pacific Global Asset Management serves the needs of institutional and retail investors through investment products and solutions.


Pacific Asset


Specializing in fixed-income investment management based on a foundation of corporate credit research


Dominic Nolan, CFA, senior managing director
James Leasure, senior managing director

Founded 2007
$13.0B assets under management

Cadence Capital Management


Factor-focused equity and systematically driven alpha strategies


Michael Skillman, CEO

Founded 1988
$2.1B assets under management

Pacific Private
Fund Advisors


Alternatives: Private equity, hedge funds, and other alternatives


James Burritt, CFA, senior managing director

Founded 2013
$2.9B assets under management

Client Base


Kevin R. Byrne | Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Global Asset Management

Kevin has almost 30 years of experience. He joined Pacific Life in 2012 as Senior Vice President, Finance and Risk Management for the Retirement Solutions Division where he was responsible for business planning, financials, valuation, compliance and risk management strategies. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for AXA Equitable Insurance, responsible for the strategy and development of insurance investment portfolios, treasury functions, corporate finance, corporate development and reinsurance subsidiaries. He began his career in GE's international power generation division. Kevin holds an MBA from New York University and bachelor's degree from Fordham University.

Dominic Nolan, CFA | Senior Managing Director, Pacific Asset Management

Dominic has 18 years of investment experience. He joined Pacific Asset Management in 2008 and oversees business development, product and account management and is a member of the Executive Committee. Previously, he was a director of institutional business at Lombardia Capital Partners. Prior to this, he was Vice President and Product Manager at LM Capital Group. Dominic holds a bachelor's degree in business finance from California State University, Fullerton. He is a CFA Charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles.

Michael J. Skillman | Chief Executive Officer, Cadence Capital Management

Michael has 31 years of investment experience. He joined Cadence in 1994 as Managing Director and member of the investment team. Previously, he was Vice President for Pacific Financial Asset Management Corp (Cadence's previous parent company). Prior to this, he was an analyst at Pacific Mutual Life Insurance. He serves on the Executive Board of Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business. Michael holds a bachelor's degree in business finance from California State University, Chico.

James Burritt, CFA | Managing Director, Pacific Private Fund Advisors

James has 23 years of alternative investment experience. He joined Pacific Private Fund Advisors in 2012 as Managing Director and oversees alternative investments. Previously, he was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for Thomas H. Lee Capital, LLC where he built a multi-billion dollar alternative investment business. Prior to this, he was Vice President at Merrill Lynch's Alternative Strategies Group. James holds an MBA from Cornell University and bachelor's degrees in engineering and interdisciplinary studies from Bucknell University.