|Paul Varunok||01/01/2003||Paul Varunok, vice president and portfolio manager for Franklin Templeton Investments. Mr. Varunok is a fixed-income portfolio manager where he specializes in the mortgage-backed securities (MBS), asset-backed securities (ABS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) markets.Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2001, Mr. Varunok spent eight years as a fixed-income analyst for Prudential Securities, Inc. in New York City. At Prudential, Mr. Varunok held various research positions in both the mortgage- and asset-backed securities
(MBS/ABS) markets. Mr. Varunok started his career at Prudential as a reverse-engineer of both ABS and MBS transactions and subsequently moved into the structuring of those products. From 1996-2000, Mr. Varunok concentrated his efforts in the ABS market where he was an ABS researcher and market strategist.Mr. Varunok earned his B.S. in finance from New York University. |
|Roger Bayston||30/09/2001||Roger Bayston is senior vice president and portfolio manager for Franklin Advisers, Inc. Mr. Bayston is a senior portfolio manager for several fixed-income products and private accounts for the Franklin Templeton Investments. He directs a staff performing research and trading responsibilities for government, mortgage, investment grade corporate and asset-backed securities. In addition, Mr. Bayston leads the team responsible for risk management of Franklin’s bond portfolios and fixed income products.
Before joining Franklin in 1991, Mr. Bayston managed portfolios of fixed-income securities for Bankers Trust Company's Investment Management Group. He holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a member of the Security Analysts of San Francisco and the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR). He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). |
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