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Jim Prusko

Senior Portfolio Manager

Fast Facts

  • Senior member of the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team overseeing structured fixed income strategies
  • Joined Magnetar in 2005
  • 25+ years of experience in fixed income markets

Jim Prusko is a senior portfolio manager at Magnetar Capital. He has three decades of experience across a variety of strategies in portfolio management.

At Magnetar, Jim has managed a wide variety of structured fixed income strategies including solar energy, transportation and intellectual property.

Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Jim was the head of fixed income at OTA Asset Management. In this role, he managed the capital structure and long/short credit strategies for the OTA Multi-Strategy Fund. Previously, he spent eleven years at Putnam Investments performing a variety of different functions. Most recently, he was a managing director and team leader of high-grade credit, where he was responsible for all investment-grade corporate investments across core fixed income portfolios.

Jim earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business of as well as Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business
Master of Business Administration

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Masters of Science, Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering


  • Rotational Member, Management Committee
  • Member, Investment Committee

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