Rusty Guinn

Executive Vice President of Asset Management


Rusty Guinn is the executive vice president of asset management at Salient. He oversees Salient’s retail and institutional asset management business, including investment teams, products, and strategy. Rusty shares his perspective and experience as an investor on the Epsilon Theory website.

Prior to joining Salient in 2013, Rusty was the head of strategic partnerships and opportunistic investments at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. In this role, he was directly responsible for more than $11 billion of Trust capital and commitments across a multi-asset portfolio consisting of equity, fixed income, credit, private equity, real estate, and commodity investments, and oversight of the plan’s Strategic Partnership Program. Rusty started his career in roles with the Asset Management Finance affiliate of Credit Suisse and with De Guardiola Advisors, an investment bank advising the asset management industry.

Rusty earned a Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.