Viewpoints by Jeffrey N. Given, CFA, at Manulife Investment Management
Jeff is a senior managing director and senior portfolio manager on the core, core-plus, and securitized asset teams at Manulife Investment Management, responsible for securitized, core fixed-income, core-plus fixed-income, and government bond strategies. Prior to joining the portfolio management team, Jeff was focused on research and trading in mortgage-backed securities within the Manulife fixed-income teams; he was previously an investment compliance analyst at the company. Jeff holds the Certified Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the CFA Society Boston.
- Education: B.S. in Business Administration, Boston University; M.S. in Finance, Boston College
- Joined the company: 1993
- Began career: 1993
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