Joseph D. Kringdon

Corporate Leadership Head of Intermediary Distribution, Managing Director

Joe is head of intermediary distribution for Columbia Threadneedle Investments. He leads the U.S. intermediary business across all channels, including our DCIO and 529 businesses.


  • Oversees U.S. sales and distribution across all intermediary channels, including broker/dealer, independent advisor, RIA, DCIO and 529 divisions


  • Held several executive roles at Pioneer Investments including executive vice president and head of U.S. retail sales and product marketing
  • Worked as a managing director for Putnam Investments with oversight for all channels of retail sales on the Eastern seaboard
  • Held various branch management roles at Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch
  • Member of the investment community since 1981


  • The College of the Holy Cross, B.A., cum laude
Joseph D. Kringdon , CFA
Head of Intermediary Distribution, Managing Director