Robert Fernandez, CFA
Robert Fernandez, Vice President, is Breckinridge’s director of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research. He is a member of the firm’s Risk Committee. In his role, Rob leads Breckinridge’s ongoing ESG integration efforts, contributes regular thought leadership and performs corporate credit analysis. Rob has been with the firm since 2010 and has over 16 years of research experience. Prior to Breckinridge, Rob was a senior research analyst at Opus Investment Management. Rob began his career in credit research at State Street Bank & Trust Co. as a participant in its commercial loan officer development program. He has also held commercial credit analyst positions at Cambridge Savings Bank and Eastern Bank. Rob serves on the board of the Boston Security Analysts Society and Victory Programs Inc. Rob is also a member of the Investment Committee for the United Way of Massachusetts Bay. He is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts. Rob holds a BS from Boston College and an MBA from the Boston University School of Management, and is a member of the CFA Institute.