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Sid Bakst

Portfolio Manager, Seelaus Asset Management

Sid joined R. Seelaus & Co. in 2017 as a Senior Credit Salesman at the firm’s broker-dealer side and moved to Seelaus Asset Management in 2021. He brings with him over 30 years of industry experience, both the buy and sell sides, most recently as a senior credit salesman at Oppenheimer and Co., Janney Montgomery Scott, and Knight Capital Group. Prior to these, from 1995-2008, he was a Managing Director at Robeco Investment Management, in charge of the entire credit business at the firm, overseeing the management, trading and research, across mutual funds, hedge funds and separately managed accounts. Previously, he also worked at New York Life Insurance Company, Lehman Brothers, Andersen Consulting and Irving Trust Company.  

Mr. Bakst holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA in Finance and Management from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.