Edward Silverstein is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Convertibles, where he oversees the management and research of the firm’s Convertible strategy. He joined MacKay Shields as a Research Analyst in 1998, becoming a Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst in 1999. Prior to joining MacKay Shields, he worked as a Portfolio Manager and Law Clerk at the Bank of New York. He also interned at the New York Stock Exchange Enforcement Division.
He has a BS from the University of Vermont, an MBA from the Baruch College and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. He is a CFA charterholder, and a member of the New York State Bar. He authored, Wise Up!: A Portfolio Manager's Guide to Better Investment Decisions. He has been working in the investment industry since 1995.