Speaker Bios

Josh Baumgarten

Chief Investment Officer, Angelo, Gordon & Co.

Josh Baumgarten is a co-portfolio manager for AG Super Fund and multi-strategy portfolios. He is a member of the four-person Management Committee which is responsible for the management of Angelo, Gordon and is the firm’s Deputy Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Angelo, Gordon in 2016, Josh was a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and focused on Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, the firm’s hedge fund solutions business. At BAAM, which he joined in 2007, Josh oversaw credit investing and worked closely with some of the most well-regarded credit investors around the globe. He played a key role in Blackstone’s global co-investment business. Prior to Blackstone, Josh was a Portfolio Manager and trader at Blackrock, which he joined in 2000. His principal focus was on Blackrock’s high-yield portfolios. Josh started his career at Jefferies in investment banking and also spent time early in his career in venture capital investing. Josh is a member of the Children’s Board at Columbia (Columbia University Medical Center). He received a B.S. degree in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.