Matt is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for the Global Fixed Income team at MacKay Shields. He is a Portfolio Manager of the MainStay MacKay income funds and focuses on global high yield strategies. He is a member of the Credit Committee and Investment Policy Committee. He is responsible for research coverage in transportation, aerospace and defense.
Matt joined the firm in 2011 as a Portfolio Analyst in the Global Fixed Income team. Previously, he was an Equity Sector Leader/Analyst at KDI Capital Partners where he led the firm’s fundamental research efforts in the core consumer sector. He also worked at Buckingham Research Group and Johnson Rice & Company, LLC, where he gained extensive experience in equity sales and research. He has worked in the financial services industry since 2002.
Matt earned a B.S. in Finance with a specialization in Internal Audit from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the Freeman School of Business of Tulane University.
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