Dexter co-leads the Fixed Income team and Tax Efficient strategies at Fiera. In addition, he is head of U.S. fixed income trading. Previously, Dexter was a Principal at Samson Capital Advisors LLC prior to its acquisition by Fiera Capital, where he served as the firm’s Head Trader, Portfolio Manager and as a member of the Investment Committee. Samson was a privately-owned investment management firm that was founded in 2004 by senior investment professionals from OFFITBANK, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan. Samson managed over $7 billion in assets in customized fixed income for affluent families and their foundations, endowments and corporations. Previously, Dexter was Head Trader at Fiera Capital, with responsibilities for trading, contributing to investment strategy, and communication of market activity and opportunistic trading ideas.
Prior to Samson, Dexter was a Portfolio Manager and Trader at Lazard Asset Management focusing on the Municipal, US Government and Agency sectors for private clients and institutional accounts. Before joining Lazard in 1999, he worked for Deutsche Bank in their Interest Rate Derivatives group and held various positions at Norwest Financial.
Dexter received his B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany in 1995. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.