Seamus Ryan

M. Seamus Ryan, CFA

Principal, Director, Taxable Bond Research


19 Years


Seamus manages the credit research function within GW&K’s taxable bond team. He is responsible for analyzing credits and ensuring that ESG factors are integrated into the firm’s portfolio management decisions and trading strategies. He also provides credit research coverage on the Capital Goods, Basic Industry, and Technology sectors for both the investment grade and high yield market segments. Seamus is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and co-chairs GW&K’s ESG Committee.

Prior Work Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Seamus was a director at Standard & Poor’s leading a team of analysts responsible for covering investment grade and speculative grade rated issuers in the Chemicals, Oils and Gas sector. He also covered a range of issuers in the Packaging and Capital Goods industries. Previously, he served as an analyst for Financial Engines, Inc., Detwiler Fenton & Co., and The United States Department of Energy.


Seamus received an AB from Harvard College, and an MBA with Distinction from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Boston.

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