Rob manages the Tax-Exempt Fixed Income Team, overseeing assets in the BMO Intermediate Tax-Free Fund, the BMO Short Tax-Free Fund, the BMO Ultra Short Tax-Free Fund and separately managed accounts.
Rob entered the investment industry in 1992 and joined BMO Global Asset Management in 2015. Previously, Rob was head of investment-grade municipals at Invesco from 1996 to 2015. While at Invesco, Rob received the Smith’s Research & Gradings 2003 All-Star Municipal Analysts Team Award for Municipal Strategist. He has also served as a fixed income analyst and vice president at Kemper Securities and as an operations research analyst for the City of Chicago.
Rob holds an M.A. in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a B.A. in anthropology cum laude from the University of Cincinnati. He also holds the FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 securities licenses, and is a member of the Chicago Municipal Analysts Society and the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.