Tony Cascio Named Director, Client Account Management, Hancock Timber Resource Group

BOSTON (June 30, 2016)—Tony Cascio has been appointed as Director of Client Account Management for the Hancock Timber Resource Group, HTRG President Brent Keefer said today.

In this role, Dr. Cascio will be responsible for account management and client relations for individually managed and pooled accounts. He also evaluates portfolio performance, acquisition and disposition opportunities, and develops and implements investment strategies.

Dr. Cascio, who will be based in Boston, will report to Mr. Keefer and his appointment is effective immediately.

“We are very pleased to have Tony join HTRG and our senior management team,” Mr. Keefer said. “Tony is a recognized and respected professional in the timberland investment community and brings a great depth of experience in investment management to HTRG.”

Dr. Cascio joins HTRG from Resource Management Service (RMS) where he was Senior Vice-President of Investments and had responsibility for portfolio management and investment research.

He earned a PhD in Forest Resources from the University of Georgia, a MS in Forestry from North Carolina State University, and has also worked for Temple-Inland Forest Products Company and Booz Allen Hamilton.  He also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve.


About the Hancock Timber Resource Group

The Hancock Timber Resource Group, founded in 1985, is a division of Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc., a unit of Manulife Asset Management Private Markets. Based in Boston, it manages approximately 6.1 million acres of timberland in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Canada, New Zealand and Australia on behalf of investors worldwide. Additional information about Hancock Timber may be found at www.hancocktimber.com.