Gurtin Fixed Income Management,, an SEC-registered investment advisor managing over USD10 billion in assets as of January 2016, has promoted Thomas Schuette to Partner and Co-Head of Portfolio Management, enabling closer integration of credit research and portfolio management.
"As Co-Head of Credit Research, Tom has made a lasting impact on the fabric of the firm," says Bill Gurtin, CEO. "His commitment to maintaining a high bar for the credit quality of our clients' portfolios and ability to think in terms of relative value have greatly contributed toward our effective management of a growing suite of uniquely credit-driven municipal strategies. I'm proud to have him as a Partner and look forward to seeing the further evolution of our investment management with Tom serving as Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Co-Head of Credit Research."
Since joining Gurtin in 2009, Schuette has demonstrated thought leadership through his authorship and co-authorship of the firm's independent credit research, and developed an analyst training program focused on fostering a culture of continued learning. Schuette's experience prior to joining Gurtin includes work as an Analyst for Moody's Investors Service in the US Regional Public Finance group, and various positions in the public sector, including serving as a Senior Budget Analyst for Multnomah County, Oregon and Policy Analyst for the St. Louis Region Council of Governments.