Michael S. Canter

Director—US Multi-Sector and Securitized Assets
Michael S. Canter joined AB in 2007 as a Senior Vice President and is currently the Director of US Multi-Sector and Securitized Assets. He is also the Chief Investment Officer of AB’s Securitized Assets Fund and the former CIO of the Recovery Asset Fund (ABRA-S) and the Legacy Securities Fund (PPIP). In addition, Canter is Head of the Securitized Assets Research Group, which is responsible for AB’s investments in agency mortgage-backed securities, non-agency residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities and other asset-backed securities. He has particularly extensive expertise in RMBS, and in 2013 was called upon to give expert testimony to the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on how US housing policy should be structured going forward. Prior to joining AB, Canter was the president of ACE Principal Finance, a division of ACE Limited. There, he managed portfolios of credit default swaps, asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. Canter is currently a board member of the Association of Mortgage Investors. He holds a BA in math and economics from Northwestern University and a PhD in finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Location: New York