About Us

James Sansoterra is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sansoterra Group LLC.

Mr. Sansoterra has in excess of 40 years of investment management experience and is first and foremost a portfolio manager.

In his 36 years with Comerica Bank, a $50 billion Super Regional Bank, Mr. Sansoterra attained the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Private Bank Division. This Division was charged with the management of portfolios for individuals which totaled approximately $18 billion.

In his capacity as Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Sansoterra created all policy and procedures for the investment management of these funds, created 5 risk specific stock strategies, created the first bank sponsored hedge fund in a common fund format and developed other non-traditional investment products including venture capital partnerships and mutual fund optimizer strategies.

As a trained economist, Mr. Sansoterra set all strategies and guided the portfolio managers and their clients through the volatile economic and market climates of the 80’s and 90's and into the new millennium. His work includes numerous White Papers on economic matters, energy and interest rate outlooks, and expectations for elements of the economy including consumer and government spending and the capital markets themselves. He brings significant experience, fiduciary judgment and common sense to the management of client portfolios. His career includes extensive experience with personal trusts, Foundations and Endowments. He holds an Undergraduate Degree in Business and a Masters Degree in Mathematical Economics.