James Wert, chief investment officer at Cleveland-based KeyCorp, said he will take early retirement to spend more time with his two young children, whose mother died recently.

The 49-year-old widower is a 20-year veteran of Society Corp., which merged with KeyCorp in 1994. He was chief financial officer and senior executive vice president of KeyCorp until September 1995, when chairman and chief executive Robert Gillespie appointed him chief investment officer.

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