Mr. Michael Kastner, Principal, has over 34 years of investment management experience and formerly served as Senior Managing Director of Fixed Income and Risk Management at Sterling Stamos. Previously, Mr. Kastner spent seven years with Deutsche Bank, New York as Head of Taxable Fixed Income Portfolio Management and an Investment Policy Committee Member. While in those roles, he actively managed approximately $10 billion in assets and chaired the Fixed Income Strategy Group. He was also Director of Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange, Americas Region at NatWest-Coutts & Co. Mr. Kastner’s previous experience also includes positions with Société Générale and Chicago Research and Trading. He has been recognized for his work by leading industry publications and is a published author of several articles on fixed income management technique. Mr. Kastner is frequently quoted in leading financial publications, including the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times and has appeared on CNBC and Bloomberg Television and Radio.
Mr. Kastner earned a BA from Towson University and an MBA from George Washington University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Series 3 certified, member of the Socially Responsible Investing Committee of the New York Society of Security Analysts, and a former member of the Educational Advisory Board of the International Securities Market Association, London.