Angelo Gordon, an alternative investment firm concentrated on credit and real estate investing, has added Matt Heintz as managing director and head of insurance in the firm’s client partnership group.

In his new role, Heintz will be leading the expansion of Angelo Gordon’s focus on investment management services for the insurance sector. He joins Angelo Gordon from J.P. Morgan Global Insurance Solutions where he served as head of North America. Previously, Heintz was a managing director and partner at Cardinal Investment Advisors, where he was an investment consultant to multiple insurance companies. He began his career at Edward Jones Investments.

“Matt has built numerous trusted partnerships with allocators in the insurance space, who deeply appreciate his product acumen and solutions orientation,” says Alan Isenberg, Angelo Gordon’s global head of the client partnership group. “His impressive, multi-decade track record is a testament to his focus, integrity, and industry knowledge. We look forward to his leadership in deepening engagement with current and prospective Angelo Gordon LPs.”