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Laura Payne

Director, Public Markets/​ESG, Builders Asset Management

Based in Chicago, Laura Payne is Director, Public Markets/ESG, for both Builders Asset Management and Builders Initiative.

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 master’s and bachelor’s degrees 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.