Kevin Booth is a portfolio manager and the head of below investment grade strategy for Park Avenue Institutional Advisers LLC. He is a co-portfolio manager of the Victory Floating Rate Fund, the Victory High Yield Fund, and the Victory Strategic Income Fund.
Prior to joining The Guardian Life Insurance Company, the parent company of Park Avenue Institutional Advisers, in 2009, Mr. Booth was a managing director at BlackRock/Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and co-head of BlackRock's leveraged finance business, specializing in leveraged bank loans, high-yield bonds and distressed obligations. He has over 35 years of investment industry experience.
Mr. Booth holds a B.A. in economics from Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton and an MBA in finance from New York University. He is a CFA® charter holder.