Edward Fitpatrick III, Managing Director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in New York, Ed is the Head of U.S. Rates Team, responsible for managing government bond portfolios for institutional clients as well as recommending U.S. rates & derivatives strategies across GFICC portfolios. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Ed was the head of U.S. Short-Intermediate Fixed income and government specialist at Schroders Investment Management NA. Previously, he spent six years as a repo and FX trade at subsidiary of The Bank of New York. Ed holds B.S. degrees in finance and information technology from Boston College, an M.B.A. in finance from New York University and is a CFA charterholder.
Andy Melchiorre, Managing director, is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities (GFICC) group. Based in Columbus, Andy is a portfolio manager on the Core Bond strategy and is responsible for managing institutional taxable bond portfolios and fund vehicles. Before joining the firm in 2012, he worked at Wells Capital Management in structured products, focused on trading and portfolio management. Prior to this, he worked as an analyst for Summit Investment Partners covering all structured products. Andy holds a B.S. in finance and real estate & urban analysis from The Ohio State University and is a CFA charterholder..
Mr. Lear is the U.S. Chief Investment Officer within the GFICC group. An employee since 2008. Mr. Lear is responsible for overseeing fixed income investment strategies in the U.S., including core plus, insurance, liability-driven investing and stable value.