Formally formed in 2021, the team brings together extensive experience and a curious, direct, quantitative, and above all, collaborative approach.

Steven Friedman

Senior Macroeconomist, Head of the Macro and Quantitative Solutions Team, Portfolio Manager

Michael Ning, CFA

Director of Research

Zach Greene


Surakij Saengtawesin



MacKay Macro Quant Overview


Our team provides research and analytical support to investment and distribution teams at MacKay. We focus on fixed income and multi-asset solutions while using our platform to drive collaboration and engagement at MacKay through research and project-oriented work.

MacKay Macro Quant Overview



“Research is a process of exploration to gain understanding. It's not enough to know 'what'; we want to know 'why'.”—Michael DePalma, Team Co-Head