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Daniel J. Close, CFA
- Head of Taxable Municipals
About Daniel J. Close
Dan is a portfolio manager on the municipal fixed income team and the head of taxable municipals. He serves as lead portfolio manager and manages a team dedicated to taxable municipal fixed income strategies, which encompasses customized institutional portfolios and closed-end funds. He has managed dedicated taxable municipal strategies for Nuveen since the introduction of Build America Bonds in 2010. In addition, Dan also manages a number of intermediate and long duration tax-exempt state and national strategies for both open-end and closed-end funds.
As a leading expert on taxable municipals across the firm, Dan serves as trusted voice on the complexities of the taxable municipal market for members of the team. Dan also serves on the Custom Fixed Income Solutions team, which sets asset allocation across multi-sector portfolios. Prior to his current role, he served as a municipal fixed income research analyst covering the corporate-backed, energy, transportation and utility sectors. Before joining the firm, he worked as an analyst at Banc of America Securities specializing in originating and structuring asset-backed securities.
Dan graduated with a B.S. in Business from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) and an M.B.A. from the J. L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also holds the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.