Top Mortgage Bond Manager of 2019: Advisors Should Not Be Spooked By Subprime Mortgages

Mortgage Bonds have come a long way since the financial crisis. Lower volatility and higher returns are just some of the key potential benefits of investing in this space.

Leland Abrams, Portfolio Manager
Leland Abrams serves as Chief Investment Officer for the investment manager, Wynkoop LLC. Leland is Lead Portfolio Manager of an NARMBS income-oriented fund at Catalyst Funds. Prior to joining Wynkoop in September 2016 as Principal and Portfolio Manager, Mr. Abrams spent five and a half years at Candlewood Investment Group LP. Most recently, he was the RMBS Sector Manager responsible for overseeing approximately $1 billion in RMBS investments across the firm. Previously, Mr. Abrams spent two and a half years as a non-agency mortgage and esoteric ABS trader and credit analyst at United Capital Markets, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Abrams was a Credit Analyst and Trader at Dresdner Bank, AG (Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein). Mr. Abrams holds a B.A. in Economics from Bucknell University. Mr. Abrams currently serves as a Director and member of the Audit Committee for Front Yard Residential Corp, a public REIT headquartered in Christiansted, VI.