- Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director
As chief investment officer, Brian McMahon is responsible for Thornburg Investment Management’s overall investment activity. He also co-manages Thornburg’s global equity portfolios.
Brian served as president of the firm from 1997 to 2015 and CEO from 2008 to 2015 and was promoted to vice chairman in 2016. He managed Thornburg’s laddered bond portfolios from their inceptions from 1984 until 2000 and remains actively involved in securities analysis for various Thornburg managed portfolios.
Brian holds an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA in economics and Russian studies from the University of Virginia. After receiving his MBA, Brian joined Norwest Bank in 1979, and held various corporate finance positions before joining Thornburg Investment Management as chief investment officer in 1984.