Q4 CEFs Outlook: Spotlight on Tax Advantaged Asset Classes


Douglas Bond
Executive Vice President, Cohen & Steers

Douglas Bond, Executive Vice President, is Portfolio Manager for Cohen & Steers' Closed-End Opportunity Fund and other portfolios investing in closed-end funds. Before joining Cohen & Steers in 2004, Mr. Bond worked at Merrill Lynch for 23 years. Between 1992 and 2004, he ran their closed-end fund new origination effort and was involved in all closed-end funds underwritten by Merrill Lynch. He also headed Merrill's Private Client Syndicate Group. Mr. Bond holds a BA from Hamilton College and an MBA from New York University. He is based in New York.

Brian Cordes
CAIA® and Senior Vice President, Cohen & Steers

Brian Cordes, CAIA® and Senior Vice President, is the head of Cohen & Steers' Portfolio Specialist Group, which represents the company's investment teams in interactions with institutional and retail clients. He has 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Cohen & Steers in 2012, Mr. Cordes was a product manager at Columbia Management. Previously, he was with New York Life Investment Management and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Mr. Cordes has a BS from Rider University and is based in New York.