Brett Buchness

Vice President & Portfolio Manager, BlackRock

Brett Buchness

Brett Buchness is vice president and portfolio manager within BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Fixed Income group. He was elected to Carnegie Council's Board of Trustess in 2018. 

Buchness and his team manage $6 billion in fixed income assets across global, taxable, and municipal strategies. His responsibilities include the research and development of global and international fixed income trade recommendations across different mandates, with a focus on the alpha management of $1 billion in non-dollar and emerging market fixed income. Buchness' service with the firm dates back to 2007, when he joined as part of BlackRock's Analyst Program. He was a portfolio specialist in the fixed income group from 2008 to 2010. Prior to his time at BlackRock, he worked in fixed income trading at Stifel Nicolaus.

Bucnhess earned a BS degree with special attainments in commerce, cum laude, in business administration from Washington and Lee University. He became a fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce) in 2013. In 2012, he became a Carnegie New Leader. In 2011, he was accepted into the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).

Last Updated: February 8, 2018