Robert SteelmanHead of Portfolio Management
Steelman is the Head of Portfolio Management and Trading and has worked alongside Gleysteen and Pilko for over a decade.
Prior to AGL, from 2006-2018, Steelman was a Managing Director, Senior Investment Analyst, and Portfolio Manager at CIFC Asset Management. He was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee, approving and declining investments for the firm’s managed portfolios. Over his 12 year tenure at CIFC, Steelman invested in leveraged loans and high yield bonds within CLOs, levered and unlevered loan funds and long/short credit hedge funds. In addition to Portfolio Manager, he was a Sector Head responsible for the Healthcare, Technology, Chemicals, and Paper&Packaging sectors. He was also a member of various ad hoc committees for both in court and out of court restructurings.
Prior to CIFC, Steelman was a Global Credit Portfolio Manager for the Healthcare and Chemicals Industry at ABN AMRO Securities and prior to that worked at JPMorgan Chase focused on leveraged finance and mergers & acquisitions.
Steelman has a BA in Economics from Swarthmore College and an MBA, with Honors, from Columbia Business School. He is a Trustee of Swarthmore College and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.