Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Brian Kennedy is a Vice President of Loomis, Sayles & Company and co-portfolio manager of the firm’s multisector institutional strategies and mutual funds.
Mr. Kennedy started his investment industry career in 1990 as a senior fund accountant at The Boston Company. He joined Loomis Sayles in 1994 as a securitized and government bond trader. He transitioned to the high yield trading desk in 2001, where he initiated Loomis Sayles’ trading of bank loans, while also trading high yield, convertibles, derivatives and equities. Mr. Kennedy first joined the full discretion investment team as product manager in 2009. In 2013, he was promoted to co-portfolio manager of the investment grade bond products and in 2016 he was promoted again to co-portfolio manager of the multisector suite of products.
Mr. Kennedy is actively involved in the Loomis Sayles mentorship program, undergraduate women’s investment network (UWIN) and summer internship programs. He was born and raised on the south shore of Massachusetts and enjoys coaching girls club hockey. Mr. Kennedy earned a BS from Providence College and an MBA from Babson College.