Sean Carney, Director, is a member of the Municipal Investment Team within Americas Fixed Income. He is currently the Municipal Strategist and a member of the Investment Strategy Team.
Prior to becoming BlackRock's Municipal Strategist in 2011, Mr. Carney was a trader on the Private Investor platform concentrating on the buying and selling of taxable and tax-exempt securities. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2007, he began his career as a Municipal Bond Broker at Chapdelaine & Co.
Mr. Carney earned a BA degree in psychology and elementary education from Moravian College in 2002.
Municipal bonds extended their winning streak and outpaced Treasuries in April, supported by favorable supply/demand. BlackRock’s Municipals Team remains constructive, despite headlines around Puerto Rico and Atlantic City.
Municipal bonds emerged as the top-performing fixed income asset class of 2015. With many of the underlying drivers still in place, Peter Hayes and Sean Carney discuss what investors might expect in 2016.
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