Peter founded the team in 1989 and has 40 years of industry experience. Prior to founding Stone Harbor in 2006, Peter was Chief Investment Officer of North American Fixed Income at Citigroup Asset Management, as well as a member of Citigroup Asset Management’s Executive Committee. Additionally, he served as Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for directing investment policy and strategy for all Emerging Markets Debt and High Yield portfolios. Peter was the Head of Fixed Income, a Senior Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt and High Yield, and a member of the Investment Policy Committee at Salomon Brothers Asset Management. Earlier in his career Peter was at Prudential Investment Co. where he was a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager specializing in High Yield Debt securities and also Director of the Credit Research Unit, responsible for all Corporate and Sovereign Credit Research. He began his career at Deloitte, Haskin & Sells where he served in the Audit and Tax Department. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society New York, and the Council on Foreign Relations. He attained a BBA and MBA in Accounting from Pace University.

Jim is one of the founding partners of Stone Harbor Investment Partners and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  In his role as Co-CIO and Head of Emerging Markets Debt at Stone Harbor, Jim heads a team that manages emerging markets and global high yield portfolios for institutions including public and private pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, and insurance companies globally.  Prior to helping found Stone Harbor in 2006, Jim served as a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt, and as a member of the Investment Policy Committee at Citigroup Asset Management.  He held similar positions at Salomon Brothers, which he joined in 1992, prior to it being purchased by Citigroup in 1998.  Jim began his career as a fixed-income Trading Associate at Lehman Brothers in 1989. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society New York. Jim attained a BS in Finance from the University of Vermont in 1989 and serves on the Board of Advisors of the Grossman School of Business.