John Bender

Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income and Co-head of Global Fixed Income

Legal & General Investment Management America

John Bender
John Bender is the CIO - Fixed Income and Co-head of Global Fixed Income at LGIM America.

John joined LGIM America in 2006 and was named CIO –Fixed Income in 2013. In 2015, he was appointed Co-head of Global Fixed Income. Prior to joining LGIM America, John was Head of Investment Grade Fixed Income at Aegon USA Investment Management. He started his career at Strong Capital Management, where he held a number of positions including Head of Investment Grade Credit. He was the lead Portfolio Manager for the Strong Corporate Bond Fund.

John earned a BS in Accounting from Marquette University. He is a CFA charterholder.