Peter Hayes is a member of Americas Fixed Income within Alpha Strategies. He is head of the Municipal Group and a member of the Americas Fixed Income Executive Team. He leads the Municipal Bond Operating Committee which oversees municipal bond portfolio management, research and trading activities, and is a member of the firm's Global Operating Committee. Mr. Hayes' service with the firm dates back to 1987, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was head of the short term tax-exempt trading desk, and managed the CMA Tax-Exempt Fund and other short term municipal bond portfolios. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Hayes was a trader for Shawmut Bank. Mr. Hayes earned a BA degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross in 1981.
Managing my retirement portfolio is easier now that I found Seeking Alpha. Dividend income, bonds, REITs, utilities, Senior Living Communities and aging.
Stocks: SO, AEP, DUK, GAS, NGG, JNJ, PG, KMB, HCN, HCP, WPC, O, VTR, XOM, CVX, COP
Bond Ladder: Up to 8 years, starting on 9th year. Treasuries, Corporates, CDs. Will be interested in TIPS when the time is right.
“I started off being interested in [Engineering / Technical Field] back and thought I would do that for a few years. But after getting exposed to stock market I realized that I was much more interested in pursuing a carrier in investment profession because I want to make an impact and work in something much faster-paced. Currently Pursuing by MBA in Finance Analysis. CFA Level 2 Candidate.