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Edward J. Fitzgerald, CFA
Managing Director

Mr. Fitzgerald is the Head of Investment Grade Credit, which includes the Structured Finance Group and is also a Senior Portfolio Manager. He also serves on the Portfolio Strategy and Asset Allocation Committee. Mr. Fitzgerald joined the firm in 2000 and oversees all investment activity related to the structured finance sector. He is also is the lead portfolio manager for all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fitzgerald worked for New York Life Insurance Company in a similar capacity. He was also an investment analyst and strategist for Prudential Securities. Mr. Fitzgerald received a BBA from Baruch College and an MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Fitzgerald is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


Kenneth J. Boertzel
Director

Mr. Boertzel is a Sector Specialist in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Boertzel joined the firm in 2000 and is responsible for the management and trading of all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Boertzel worked for New York Life Insurance Company in a similar capacity. He was also an MBS trader for a variety of financial institutions including County Natwest Government Securities, E.F. Hutton, PaineWebber and 1st Federal Savings and Loan of New York. Mr. Boertzel received a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Joseph L. Mouridy, CFA
Director

Mr. Mouridy is an Investment Analyst in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Mouridy joined the firm in 2000 and is responsible for investment analysis and fundamental credit research for all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Mouridy was a commercial real estate analyst in the Real Estate Group of New York Life Insurance Company. Mr. Mouridy received a BS from Rutgers University and an MBA from the Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business. Mr. Mouridy is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


Julie H. Peng, CFA
Director

Ms. Peng is an Investment Analyst in the Structured Finance Group. Ms. Peng joined the firm in 2001 and is responsible for investment analysis and fundamental credit research for all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Peng was an engineer for Ford Motor Company and General Motors. Ms. Peng received a BS from Nanjing University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. She also received an MA from University of Wisconsin at Madison and an MA from New York University. Ms. Peng is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Scott R. Seewald
Director

Mr. Seewald is an Investment Analyst in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Seewald joined the firm in 2007 and is responsible for investment analysis and fundamental credit research for all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Seewald was a structured finance analyst at various financial institutions including ACC Capital Holdings, Fitch Ratings, Fleet Bank, Chase Manhattan Bank and Salomon Brothers. Mr. Seewald received a BS from Brooklyn College.

David S. Sell
Director

Mr. Sell is a Sector Specialist in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Sell joined the firm in 2007 and is responsible for the management and trading of all structured product portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sell was a government bond trader at various financial institutions including Drexel Burnham Lambert, BankOne, PaineWebber, Key Bank and the Gelber Group. Mr. Sell received a BA from Denison University and an MBA from the University of Illinois College of Business.


James J. Smith, CFA
Director

Mr. Smith is an Investment Analyst in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Smith joined the firm in 2001 and is responsible for investment analysis and fundamental credit research for all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Smith was an investment analyst at various financial institutions including Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Nomura Capital, Greenwich Capital Markets, Bear Stearns and Citibank. Mr. Smith received a BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA and MIA from Columbia University. He also received an MS from DePaul University and an MS from New York University. Mr. Smith is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

David F. Wright, CFA
Director

Mr. Wright is a Sector Specialist in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Wright joined the firm in 2004 and is responsible for the management and trading of all structured finance portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Wright was an ABS trader for Legg Mason Wood Walker. He was also a portfolio manager for Head Asset Management and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. Mr. Wright received a BA from Bethany College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mr. Wright is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Philip Rio
Vice President

Mr. Rio is a Sector Specialist in the Structured Finance Group. Mr. Rio joined the firm in 2001 and is responsible for the management and trading of all structured finance portfolios. He is also responsible for REIT equity trade execution for New York Life Investment Management's Real Estate Group. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rio was an MBS trader for J.P. Morgan and a Portfolio Manager for Mitchell Hutchins Institutional Investors Inc. Mr. Rio received a BA from Stony Brook University, SUNY.

Kseniya Ryabchenko
Senior Analyst

Ms. Ryabchenko is an Investment Analyst in the Structured Finance Group. Ms. Ryabchenko joined the firm in 2007 and is responsible for investment analysis and fundamental credit research for all structured finance portfolios. Ms. Ryabchenko received a BA from Baruch College.



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