Migene Kim
Managing Director, Head of Systematic Equity
Migene Kim

Migene is the Head of Systematic Equity and a Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst on the Systematic Equity team at MacKay Shields. She is a Portfolio Manager of the MainStay MacKay Equity funds. Her responsibilities include portfolio management, investment research, and strategy development.

Migene joined the firm in 2005 as a Portfolio Manager. Previously, she was a Quantitative Research Analyst in the Structured Products Group at Invesco, responsible for model development and portfolio construction of quantitative long/short market neutral and long-only strategies. She was also an Analyst at Chase Manhattan Bank where she developed market risk models and managed risk policies and exposure for global equity and commodity products. She has worked in the financial services industry since 1993.

Migene earned a B.A., summa cum laude, in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned an M.B.A. in Financial Engineering from the MIT Sloan School of Management. 

Affiliations

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

   

Products Managed

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