Ryan McQuilkin, CFA, CFP®

Principal, Managing Director of Fixed Income, Portfolio Manager

Mr. McQuilkin is responsible for the management of the firm’s fixed income strategies, where he manages bond portfolios on behalf of individuals, families, non-profit organizations and institutional accounts. Mr. McQuilkin is involved in all aspects of the portfolio management process, including the credit analysis and trading of taxable and tax-exempt securities. In addition, he is responsible for formulating and communicating the firm’s fixed income strategy.

Ryan has over 15 years of industry experience, most recently as a Managing Director and the Head of Fixed Income for Boston Private Wealth, LLC where he oversaw the management of over $2 billion in fixed income assets. He also held prior roles at Boston Private Wealth, LLC as a Fixed Income Specialist and as a Senior Portfolio Manager, where he built and managed customized fixed income portfolios to achieve a wide range of client investment objectives. Ryan previously worked at U.S. Trust and Columbia Management.

Ryan is a CFA® charterholder, a member of the CFA Society Boston, and is also a Certified Financial Planner™. He graduated with honors from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst with a BS in Mathematics.

Joined F.L.Putnam in 2021

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BS Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Certified Financial Planner™


CFA Society Boston