Mr. Furfine is a Partner at Sawgrass, directs the firm’s fixed income management and research efforts, and is the lead portfolio manager for all of the firm’s fixed income products. He is responsible for interest rate analysis and portfolio construction. He serves on several of the firm’s committees, including strategic planning and management committees, as well as chair of the firm’s fixed income investment committee. Prior to Sawgrass, he spent four years with Barnett Capital Advisors, Inc., where he oversaw all investments in mortgage-backed securities and a variety of fixed income portfolios and eight years at Prudential Home Mortgage Company managing all trading and hedging activities and a mortgage portfolio of over $10 billion.
His educational accomplishments include graduating Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and earning a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from The CFA Institute (formerly AIMR), of which he is a member. He is also a member and has served as a former President of the Jacksonville Financial Analysts Society.