Aaron Read is a director in the New York office and part of the Alternative Asset Advisory practice. He brings nearly two decades of experience in pricing, trading, structuring and analyzing complex financial instruments.

Aaron has recently joined Duff & Phelps after an active career in fixed income trading and portfolio management. He has made an immediate impact in his roll within the team utilizing his experience and broad exposure to the fixed income markets to contribute the constantly evolving analysis and implementation of market methodologies.

Prior to Duff & Phelps, Aaron spent six years as a Managing Director at Auriga USA Asset Management where he played a key role in raising capital and updating investors on fund performance by constructing portfolios based on client yield, cash flow, and liquidity targets. He also led efforts conducting market research, analyzing market conditions, and identifying emerging market trends.

Prior to that he was an active trader in the ABS, Structured Products and Non-Agency and Subprime Mortgage market. Aaron served on various trading desks over the course of six years at companies including Gleacher, Cantor Fitzgerald, Cohen and Company, Miller Tabak Roberts, and BlueMountain Capital Management.

Prior to that, Aaron was a Director at BlackRock Financial Management where he served as a member of the fixed income investment strategy group and was responsible for formulation and implementation of investment decisions across various fixed income mandates and led primary and secondary trading within the cash ABS market.

Aaron received a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Rhode Island. Aaron has passed the FINRA series 7 and 63 exams and has completed Level 3 of the Chartered Financial Analyst Exam.

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