MacKay Shields


MacKay Shields is a fixed income focused investment management firm that specializes in the management of income-oriented investment strategies. We manage over $97 billion in assets – with industry acknowledged expertise in credit intensive research and asset allocation strategies. Our approach i... more

Key Staff

  • Jeffrey  Phlegar
    Jeffrey Phlegar
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Lucille  Protas
    Lucille Protas
    President & Chief Operating Officer
  • John  Akkerman
    John Akkerman
    Executive Managing Director & Global Head of Distribution
  • Dan  Roberts
    Dan Roberts
    Executive Managing Director & Head of Global Fixed Income
  • Andrew  Susser
    Andrew Susser
    Executive Managing Director & Head of High Yield
  • Edward  Silverstein
    Edward Silverstein
    Senior Managing Director & Head of Convertible
  • John  Loffredo
    John Loffredo
    Executive Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
  • Robert  DiMella
    Robert DiMella
    Executive Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
  • Matthew  Nagele
    Matthew Nagele
    Managing Director & Head of UK & EMEA Distribution
  • Madeleine  Fulst
    Madeleine Fulst
    Director Distribution Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Specialist Services

As a leading institutional Fixed Income manager, MacKay Shields offers a wide range of traditional and customized fixed income solutions to investors. Focused on income-oriented investing, the firm strives to meet the needs of risk-conscious investors who seek consistent, reliable total returns through capital preservation, current income, active management and prudent risk controls. We offer our investment strategies primarily through separately managed accounts and commingled vehicles. With a focus on current income, capital preservation, and prudent risk controls, each of our investment strategies is managed by a veteran team of portfolio managers and analysts.