Matthew Kraeger, Managing Director, is lead portfolio manager for mortgage portfolios within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies. He is responsible for the Mortgage Portfolio Team.
Mr. Kraeger has been a portfolio manager within the mortgage team since 2004, serving as a PM across both institutional accounts and retail funds. Mr. Kraeger has been a PM on the BlackRock GNMA Fund, which was ranked first in the Lipper Fund Awards GNMA category for both 2008 and 2009 3 year periods, along with the BlackRock US Mortgage Fund and the US Government Bond Portfolio. Mr. Kraeger began his investment career as an analyst in BlackRock's operations department in 2000 and joined the Portfolio Analytics Group in 2002.
Mr. Kraeger earned a BS degree in finance from Syracuse University in 2000.