JPMAM Adds to Fixed Income Team

April 21, 2011 ( - J.P. Morgan Asset Management has hired Bob Fields as Executive Director and Client Portfolio Manager in the Tax Aware Fixed Income Group.

Fields will be responsible for West Coast sales and client relationship development across the wealth management channels of JPMAM’s fixed income business.    

According to a press release, Fields previously served as Municipal Product Manager and Senior Vice President at PIMCO, where he was responsible for managing PIMCO’s municipal business.  Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, Fields served as Head of Sales and Business Development and founding member of, an online municipal bond investment bank.    

Prior to that, he worked in the fixed income division of Goldman Sachs & Co, where he spearheaded the firm’s West Coast municipal fixed income sales operations.