Experience 22 Years
Brendan is responsible for analyzing and trading securitized products across GW&K’s Taxable Bond Strategies and serves as a portfolio manager for the Government Bond Strategy. He oversees investment strategy related to mortgage and securitized assets with a primary focus on valuing opportunities, security selection, and managing exposure. Brendan is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.
Most recently Brendan was an assistant portfolio manager at Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston responsible for trading agency mortgage-backed securities and managing a $3.5 billion whole loan mortgage portfolio. He was also a vice president with Newfleet Asset Management, where he built proprietary analytical tools to improve the management of mortgage-backed securities (MBS). Brendan spent seven years at Securities Finance and Trust Company where he was responsible for a $10 billion portfolio mainly consisting of non-agency residential MBS.
Brendan received a BS in Accounting from Quinnipiac University and an MBA with distinction from S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.
My previous hands-on experience managing, financing, trading, and hedging portfolios of whole loan mortgages, asset backed securities, agency and non-agency MBS provided me with a deep understanding of the sector.
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The nearly $18 trillion securitized assets market started 2023 strong, but rising interest rates and concerns about US banks have recently weakened this sector of the fixed income market. What’s next? We spoke with GW&K’s Senior Securitized Analyst Brendan Doucette to get his take.Read Article