Philip Mendonca

Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager

Philip joined SLC Management in March of 2003 and is responsible for the U.S. Total Return Fixed Income team’s structured product investments and mortgage credit strategies. Philip also co-manages the real return, short duration, core, and custom LDI portfolios. Philip has successfully headed the portfolio management team’s investments in levered and unlevered investments in Mortgage, Asset Backed and interest rate/inflation linked strategies. Philip directs the team’s credit strategy as it is related to mortgages (residential and commercial) and a myriad of asset backed securities. This involves fundamental and technical analysis and is both top-down and bottom-up, requiring continuous monitoring of collateral performance and development of credit models.

Philip directed the firm’s TALF investments and continues to guide the mortgage portfolio strategy and construction as it relates to changing custom client solutions. During his tenure, Philip developed several yield curve pricing tools and performance indices and was heavily involved in the development of custom client solutions in asset liability analysis, custom benchmarks creation and portfolio structuring.

Prior to 2004, Philip served as a Trader/Analyst, as well as a Quantitative Analyst for the team. 

Philip was an active duty Marine for four years serving in posts throughout Asia, North Africa and the Middle East before joining SLC Management. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Science and Operations Research from Pace University.