G. Patrick Fox III was named a senior investment adviser at Rockefeller & Co., said spokesman Joseph Kuo. The position is new.
Mr. Fox will report to Elizabeth Munson, managing director.
He was an account manager for BlackRock, working with private banks, high-net-worth individuals and families, according to a Rockefeller news release.
Melissa Garville, spokeswoman for BlackRock, declined to comment.