Chad Farrington

CFA, Head of Municipal Bond Credit Research and Senior Portfolio Manager

Chad Farrington is the head of municipal bond research and a senior municipal fixed income portfolio manager for Columbia Management. Mr. Farrington manages a high yield portfolio and also serves as a senior credit analyst, focusing on senior living, multi-family and other traditional high yield products. He joined the firm in 2003 and has been a member of the investment community since 1998. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Farrington spent five years at Fitch Ratings as a Director in the firm’s health care and tax-backed groups. Mr. Farrington earned a B.S. in business finance and a minor in economics from Montana State University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. In addition, he is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, Boston Municipal Analyst Forum and the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.

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