Frederick Paulman

Founding Partner, RMB

Joined Curi RMB Capital

April 2005


BA in Business Administration, University of Colorado Boulder


  • Peerless of America, Chairman of the Board
  • Young Presidents' Organization - Chicago Chapter, Member
  • Greenhouse Scholars, Founding Member of the Illinois Development Board
  • Morton Arboretum, Advisory Board
Previous Experience
  • UBS Financial Services, Vice President - Investments
  • Detterbeck & Associates, Public Accountant

Co-founder and President of RMB, Fred's expertise has been instrumental in the firm's success since its inception. Fred has more than 25 years of broad financial services experience at world-renowned organizations, including co-managing one of the top performing teams in the country. Fred's move to co-found RMB as an independent firm was ahead of its time, in that the transparency and freedom from corporate ties have become increasingly important to investors today. At RMB, Fred is involved with all aspects of running the firm. He directly oversees RMB's client service efforts, continuously refining the firm's service approach to provide the most highly personalized offerings in the industry. Fred graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. Fred and RMB have been recognized by several premier publications, from Forbes and Financial Times to Barron's and more. Fred is a member to the Chicago Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization, serves as Chairman of the Board for Peerless of America, a privately held manufacturing company, and a Founding Member of the Illinois Development Board for Greenhouse Scholars.