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Robert A. Brown, CFA®


Robert A. Brown, CFA®, Managing Director, joined Sterling Capital Management in 2016 and has investment experience since 1986. Robert is a fixed income portfolio manager and is head of non-investment grade credit. Prior to joining Sterling, he worked at Concerto Asset Management specializing in high yield credit management. He was also managing director and head of credit research for Wachovia Securities Principal Credit Trading Group. Robert received his B.A. in Geography with Economics from the University of Exeter. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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Area of Focus

  • Non-Investment Grade Credit

Previous Experience

  • Concerto Asset Management
  • Wachovia Securities
  • CoreStates Bank
  • Philadelphia National Bank


  • B.A. University of Exeter (Exeter UK)

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • CFA Institute
Robert A. Brown
Robert A. Brown, CFA®

Managing Director

Portfolio Manager and Head of Non-Investment Grade Credit

(704) 371-3936

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