Seeks long-term total return through active asset allocation using the traditional Liability-Driven Investing (LDI) asset classes, U.S. Government and U.S. Corporate securities, but differentiates itself by adding long-term agency mortgages to that mix. The advantage to adding mortgages is to potentially add alpha with lower volatility and higher credit quality in comparison to corporate bonds, but also cut down on overall credit exposure.
Mr. Gundlach is CEO of DoubleLine. In 2011, he appeared on the cover of Barron's as "The New Bond King." In 2013, Institutional Investor named him "Money Manager of the Year." In 2012, 2015 and 2016, he was named one of "The Fifty Most Influential" in Bloomberg Markets. In 2017, he was inducted into the FIASI Fixed Income Hall of Fame. Mr. Gundlach is a summa cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, with degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy.
Mr. Liberman joined DoubleLine in 2009. He is part of the Portfolio Management and Trading team, specializing in trading mortgages and mortgage credit securities. Mr. Liberman is also a permanent member of the Fixed Income Asset Allocation Committee. Prior to DoubleLine, he was a Vice President at TCW, where he worked in portfolio management and trading. Mr. Liberman holds a BS from California State University at Northridge as well as an M.S. in Applied Mathematics. He is a CFA® charterholder.