James Viceconte is a managing director and portfolio manager of the Global Opportunistic Finance Strategy at AB Global LP (AllianceBernstein). Prior to joining AllianceBernstein in 2013, he was a partner in GMG Investment Advisors, an emerging-market-focused credit fund managing a range of secured and unsecured investment strategies.
Before that, Viceconte was a managing director at Citigroup and its predecessor firms. There, he was in charge of principal investment strategies in the Special Situations Group for all non-mortgage consumer assets in the United States and all consumer and small commercial receivables in Latin America. At predecessor firm Salomon Brothers Inc, Viceconte began his tenure managing various non-agency mortgage and ABS trading books and ultimately expanded the scope of his responsibilities into secured-asset strategies in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
Viceconte began his career in the U.S. mortgage and asset-backed markets at J.P. Morgan and then at First Bank System Mortgage Corp. in its capital markets group. He holds a BS from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.