Robert A. Lee

Partner & Co-Head of Taxable Fixed Income at Lord Abbett & Co. LLC

Robert A. Lee

Robert A. Lee

Partner & Co-Head of Taxable Fixed Income at Lord Abbett & Co. LLC

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Robert Lee is Co-Head of Taxable Fixed Income, responsible for oversight of all of Lord Abbett’s Taxable Fixed Income investment activities, including portfolio management, global credit research, and trading. He also serves on the Investment Committee, which is responsible for leading Lord Abbett’s investment organization. In addition, Mr. Lee is a member of the Strategic Allocation Committee.

Mr. Lee joined Lord Abbett in 1997 and was named Partner in 2002. Prior to his current role, Mr. Lee served as Chief Investment Officer, providing broad management and strategic oversight of the firm’s investment, research, and trading teams. In addition, he held the roles of Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager for Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities. His previous experience includes serving as Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at ARM Capital Advisors; Assistant Portfolio Manager/Assistant Vice President at Kidder Peabody Asset Management; and Fixed Income Portfolio Strategies Analyst at First Boston Corporation. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1991.

He earned a BS in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Partner & Co-Head of Taxable Fixed Income at Lord Abbett & Co. LLC
Education
BS in Economics

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

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Partner & Co-Head of Taxable Fixed Income
1997 - Current

Lord Abbett’s method of analysis varies based on each strategy. They manage a wide range of equity investment products including growth, core, and value-oriented products. The firm manages both domestic and international equity strategies, some focused on specific capitalization ranges while others look for investment opportunities in more than one capitalization category or across all capitalization levels. Lord Abbett's investment approach is based on their belief in active management and risk control. Their approach is grounded in a foundation of fundamental and quantitative research. Lord Abbett invests in fixed-income instruments across the duration and credit spectrums in both the taxable and tax-exempt market places. The firm also offers an emerging markets currency strategy. Some approaches seek investment opportunities across various sectors including government, mortgage, corporate, municipal and emerging market debt, while others are limited to one or more of those sectors. Lord Abbett's fixed-income investment teams generally rely on a combination of fundamental and quantitative research.

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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Robert A. Lee is affiliated with Lord Abbett & Co. LLC, ARM Capital Advisors

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