Justin Land, CFA
Chief Investment Strategist
Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.
Justin Land is the Chief Investment Strategist supporting the Wasmer Schroeder Strategies at Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. (CSIM).
Prior to acquisition by CSIM in July 2020, Mr. Land was the President of Wasmer Schroeder (WS). His responsibilities focused on the firm’s investment processes, with a particular emphasis on municipal bond portfolio management and credit research. Mr. Land was a member of WS’s Executive, Portfolio Management, and Investment Committees, as well as the Municipal, Corporate, and High Yield Investment Committees. Additionally, he served as a client resource for investment solutions.
Mr. Land began his career with WS as an intern in 1993. He joined the firm full time in 1997, and since then has served as a credit analyst, portfolio manager, director of tax-exempt portfolio management, and chief municipal strategist. In his earliest roles, he was responsible for asset allocation and portfolio construction.
Mr. Land earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from Florida State University. He is a CFA® charterholder, and is a past president and board member of the CFA Society of Naples.
In addition to his responsibilities at CSIM, Mr. Land has taken on a strong leadership role in the community. He is a board member of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and is a member of the Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association™, the Southern Municipal Finance Society, and the Collier County Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee. Mr. Land is also a past board member of the United Way of Collier County and Beth Tikvah of Naples, and was Chair of the 2019 Municipal Bond Buyers Conference. Additionally, Mr. Land was an adjunct Professor of Finance at Florida Gulf Coast University, as well as an active community participant in both the middle school and high school Junior Achievement Programs.
Mr. Land’s personal interests take him on both worldwide and inward journeys. Past travels include visits to Spain, Vietnam, and Canada. He is an avid reader, with interests in hard science fiction, religious studies, the martial arts, and yoga. Mr. Land is an accomplished practitioner of martial arts as well, having trained in both Goju Ryu karate and yoga. He holds the rank of Sandan, a third degree black belt in karate. Mr. Land teaches karate and Tai Chi, and is a certified yoga instructor. He lives in Naples and has two children.