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National Accounts Client Services
  • Richard Potocki, Managing Director

    • Joined Van Eck in 2012
    • Serves as Managing Director, Head of U.S. Distribution for Van Eck's advisory and institutional channels across all product lines
    • Prior to joining Van Eck, served as Director, National Sales Manager and Head of National Accounts at Russell ETF. Also served on Russell's ETF Operating Committee and Distribution Leadership Team
    • Previously, at J. & W. Seligman, Managing Director and Partner, National Sales Manager, Head of National Accounts, Head of Marketing and Member of Board of Directors: Global Horizon and Spectrum Funds. Was responsible for expansion of Seligman brand overseas, led offshore and marketing efforts and opened offices in London, Buenos Aires and Hong Kong
    • BA, Duke University

    Contact Information
    Phone: 212.293.2219


  • Susan Marino, Senior Vice President and Director of National Accounts

    • Joined Van Eck in 2007
    • Serves as primary liaison for Van Eck’s insurance and brokerage clients, representing its Van Eck VIP (variable insurance products) Funds, mutual funds and alternative investment strategies
    • Earlier career experience includes National Accounts Manager at Credit Suisse Asset Management, representing the firm’s funds, managed accounts and alternative investments; and positions, from 1988 to 1998, at JP Morgan, concentrating on national accounts management, real estate investment banking and global credit
    • Member of Financial Planning Association and National Association of Variable Annuities
    • Certificate, Financial Planning, New York University; BA, Economics and Computer Science, Rutgers University

    Contact Information:
    Phone: 212.293.2094


  • May Poon, Director, National Accounts

    Contact Information
    Phone: 212.293.2072


  • Amy James, Director, ETF National Accounts

    • Joined Van Eck in 2013
    • Serves as ETF National Accounts Director for the Market Vectors® exchange-traded funds (ETFs) 
    • Prior to joining Van Eck was Relationship Manager for iShares ETFs, and Business Development Associate at Barclays Global Investors
    • Earlier career experience includes institutional equity sales at Citigroup and roles in equity trading at Ashfield & Co. and Seneca Capital Management in San Francisco
    • BA, International Business, University of California, Berkeley

    Contact Information
    Phone: 212.293.2244