Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager
Mr. Beer is a managing director and co-portfolio manager for Oaktree’s Structured Credit strategy. In addition to his role within the Structured Credit strategy, Mr. Beer also assists with the arranging and optimization of Oaktree-managed CLOs. He joined Oaktree in 2017, having previously worked at Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, serving as a managing director and co-head of structured credit. At Guggenheim, he managed a team responsible for in excess of $40 billion, which performed credit analysis, trading and risk management across private label RMBS, CMBS, ABS and CLOs, with Mr. Beer specializing in CLOs and Esoteric ABS. Prior thereto, he was a vice president at Citigroup Global Markets, as a secondary CDO trader and in securitized products distribution. Mr. Beer previously spent eight years in the Navy, as a division officer aboard a fast-attack nuclear submarine and as a classroom physics and chemistry instructor. He earned an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island, an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in mathematics (honors track) with distinction from the United States Naval Academy.