Sean Johnson

sean-johnson
Portfolio Manager

Sean has over 24 years of experience in portfolio management, credit and market research, and structured product analysis, research, and trading.  He is a Portfolio Manager for the Core, Intermediate and Mortgage strategies and leads our structured product research.  He also is a contributor to macroeconomic research given his deep interest in monetary policy.  Sean is a member of the Credit, Investment and Portfolio Management Committees.  Prior to joining Pugh Capital, Sean worked for City National Rochdale as a Portfolio Manager, where he managed the taxable short-intermediate strategy, liquidity strategies and co-managed the CNR Government Bond Fund.  Before City National Rochdale, he served as Co-Fund Manager/Credit Analyst at Highmark Capital Management where he co-managed the Highmark California Tax-Free Money Market Fund and provided credit analysis on municipal issuers for fund inclusion.  Sean graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville with a B.S. in Accounting & Finance (Financial Management).