Frances is a Senior Managing Director at MacKay Municipal Managers and Portfolio Manager of the MainStay MacKay municipal bond funds. She heads the credit research efforts of the team. Her primary focus includes coverage of transportation, state and local general obligation sectors.
Frances joined the firm in 2009 in her current role. Previously, she was Director of Research for Mariner Municipal Managers and was previously at Merrill Lynch. She was also a Senior Fund Analyst and later Director of the Municipal Research Group at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. She has worked in the financial services industry since 1991.
Frances earned a B.S. in economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from Boston University.
Finalist in the 2019 Women in Asset Management Awards in the “Bond Manager” category.
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