Benjamin D. Monkiewicz
Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Mr. Monkiewicz received a B.A. in Marketing from Sam Houston State University, where he was an active member of the Order of Omega Honor Society and held the position of Treasurer. He began his career in finance in May of 2010 as a Summer Intern for Garcia Hamilton & Associates. Later that year, Mr. Monkiewicz joined the Firm full time as a Marketing Analyst. In December of 2011, he transitioned to the Fixed Income team as a Junior Analyst. Mr. Monkiewicz began working as co-manager to the Firm’s short duration mandates in May of 2014 and was promoted to Investment Analyst at the end of that year. In December of 2016, he was promoted to Portfolio Manager.
Mr. Monkiewicz became a Partner of the Firm in 2019. He is a generalist for all products managed along the yield curve with an emphasis in our MBS and agency sectors. He currently runs our weekly investment meetings where he prepares research and analysis on current market conditions for the Firm. In his spare time, he is an active volunteer for the Big Brother Big Sister Chapter of Greater Houston.
GH&A has received numerous industry recognitions including 2019 Fixed Income Manager of the Year, 2018 Fixed Income Manager of the Year, and 2010 Core Fixed Income Manager of the Year by Emerging Manager Monthly. Most recently, the Houston Business Journal recognized GH&A as an Outstanding Diverse Organization within their 2022 Diversity in Business Awards. Other awards include 2014 Fixed Income Investment Grade Manager of the Year, 2015 Intermediate-Term Fixed Income Manager of the Year, and 2016 Intermediate-Term Fixed Income Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor, as well as Fundmap’s 2018 U.S. Fixed Income Manager of the Year. Additionally, the Firm is proud to announce that it is a multi-year winner (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016) of Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management award.
Awards/rankings may not represent client experiences and are not indicative of future performance. Go to www.garciahamiltonassociates.com/awards/ for additional information on each award. No fee was paid to participate in or distribute the results of any Institutional Investor's Investment Managers Awards or Emerging Manager Monthly's Annual Emerging Manager Awards.