Brian Kennedy
Brian Kennedy
VP, Portfolio Manager
Full Discretion Team


Brian Kennedy is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company and co-portfolio manager on the full discretion team. He has 32 years of investment industry experience.

Brian joined Loomis Sayles in 1994 as a securitized and government bond trader. He transitioned to the high yield trading desk in 2001, where he initiated the firm’s trading of bank loans, while also trading high yield, convertibles, derivatives and equities. Brian joined the full discretion team as product manager in 2009 and was promoted to co-portfolio manager of the investment grade bond product suite in 2013. In 2016, he began co-managing the entire multisector suite of products. Brian began his investment industry career as a fund accountant at the Boston Company. He earned a BS from Providence College and an MBA from Babson

Brian is actively involved in the Loomis Sayles Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network (UWIN) and Undergraduate Summer Internship Development (USID) Program, as well as mentorship programs at Loomis Sayles and with external industry groups, including WOMEN Unlimited.