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Head of Mortgage Backed Securities & Lead Portfolio Manager

Karen Gemmett

Head of Mortgage Backed Securities & Lead Portfolio Manager

Karen Gemmett is the Head  of Mortgage Backed Securities and Lead Portfolio Manager at Amherst Capital Management. In this role, she is responsible for leading the broader investment team and driving strategy. She specializes in residential mortgage backed securities research and analysis.

Karen has more than 18 years of investment experience and joined Amherst Capital from Standish Mellon Asset Management Company, LLC, where she spent 11 years. Most recently Karen served as a Structured Finance and Mortgage Strategist at Standish, responsible for security selection of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). Prior to Standish, Karen worked at Columbia Management Group where she was responsible for RMBS research.

Karen has a BS from Penn State University and holds the CFA® designation.


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