GEORGE ONISIFOROU

Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Securitized Sectors Analyst

George is a Portfolio Manager and Securitized Sectors Analyst with over 23 years of experience in the fixed income securitized sectors. At Smith Graham, George is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and making relative value recommendations in mortgage-backed, asset-backed, commercial mortgage-backed, and CMO securities sectors. Over the years, George assisted in writing and developing various analytical models for successfully implementing asset allocation strategies, total return analyses and bond swaps, as well as managing interest rate risk for clients' fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, George served as an analyst and trader with Coastal Securities in Houston, Texas. His responsibilities at Coastal included the relative value analysis of securities in the securitized sectors including mortgage-backed, adjustable rate mortgages and collateralized mortgage securities. He also served as a CMO trader.

George received a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS from the University of Houston at Clear Lake.