Board Profile

Peter Coffin

  • :Foundation Board Member
  • :October 01, 2018
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Biography

Peter Coffin is the founder and President of Breckinridge Capital Advisors, Inc., a Boston based investment advisor managing over $21 billion in fixed income portfolios.  Prior to founding Breckinridge, Peter was a Senior Vice President with Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS). At MFS, he managed municipal bond portfolios totaling over $2 billion and supervised the management of another $3 billion of investment-grade and high-yield municipal bond strategies. In addition, as a member of the MFS’s Fixed Income Policy Committee, Peter shared responsibility for the oversight of a range of taxable fixed income strategies for mutual fund and institutional client portfolios. Peter began his career as an analyst in the Bond and Money Market Group of the Connecticut National Bank. He then worked in Aetna’s Bond Investment Division as an investment analyst in both the Financial Guarantee and Corporate Public Bond Departments. Peter received a BA with honors in Classical Studies from Hamilton College in 1982 and is currently serving on the College’s Board of Trustees. He is also on the Board of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) and served a term on the Municipal Securities Rule Making Board (MSRB). Peter speaks regularly at conferences on topics related to the management of fixed income portfolios and his comments on the developments in the fixed income markets are regularly reported in numerous publications.