Ryan provides investment analysis and trade recommendations for high-grade and high-yield portfolios for both the tax-exempt and taxable trading desks. He specializes in the land-secured, transportation, utility and corporate-back sectors on the municipal side of the business. In the corporate marketplace, Ryan focuses on the transportation, homebuilding and gaming industries.
He began working in the financial industry in 2000 and joined Nuveen Asset Management in 2007. Previously, Ryan spent five years as a fixed-income analyst at McDonnell Investment Management, LLC, covering both municipal and corporate bonds. He began his career at Van Kampen Investments, where he served as a fixed-income analyst on the firm’s tax-exempt mutual fund desk. In 2011, Ryan was selected a 1st Team All-Star Municipal Analyst by Smith’s Research & Gradings following a 2nd Team nomination in 2010.
He earned his B.B.A. in finance from the University of Iowa. Ryan holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.
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