F. Gary Knapp, CFA

Managing Director, PGIM Fixed Income

Gary Knapp is Managing Director and Head of Liability-Driven Strategies at PGIM Fixed Income. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities in 2008, Mr. Knapp was a Product Manager for the Firm's proprietary insurance portfolios and a key member of PGIM Fixed Income’s risk management team. He joined the Firm in 1985 to develop asset allocation and risk management strategies for insurance product portfolios. In addition to managing insurance portfolios, he has managed global fixed income portfolios and currency hedging programs for institutional clients.

In 2013, Mr. Knapp was named one of Institutional Investor's Top 40 Most Influential People in the U.S. Pension Landscape and in 2011, his team was awarded the aiCIO Industry Innovation Award for strategies and tactics in LDI. Mr. Knapp received a B.S. in mathematics and physics from Haverford College (PA) and an M.Sc. in mathematics from Brown University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation as well as the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.