All The Credit, Episode 11
In Episode 11, Mike Collins speaks with Susan Courtney, Head of PGIM Fixed Income's Municipal Bond Team, and Garrett Falzone, Head of Municipal Bond Research
Susan M. Courtney is a Managing Director and Head of PGIM Fixed Income's Municipal Bond Team. She is responsible for developing, directing, and executing investment strategy for all municipal bond assets, including the municipal bond mutual funds. Ms. Courtney joined the Firm in 2005 from GE Asset Management (GE), where she spent ten years as a municipal bond portfolio manager responsible for $4.7 billion in tax-exempt assets for insurance companies. Prior to her career at GE, Ms. Courtney was Assistant Vice President of the Global Power Group at Fitch Investors Services, Inc., and a Senior Analyst in the Unit Investment Trust Department of Dean Witter Reynolds. Ms. Courtney received a BA in Economics from Hartwick College and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University.
Susan Courtney, Managing Director and Head of the Municipal Bond Team, and Lee Friedman, Principal, Municipal Bond Team explore the municipal bond market's role in U.S. infrastructure development; why high-quality, long-duration taxable municipal bonds may be attractive to institutional investors; and the benefits of taxable municipal bonds relative to corporate bonds.
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