Mr. Reiner is an executive vice president and alternative credit strategist in the Newport Beach office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2012, he was a managing director on the investment committee at Gottex Fund Management, where he evaluated and developed credit alternative funds on behalf of institutional investors globally. Previously, he was a portfolio manager at Putnam Investments, responsible for managing a range of leveraged loan and bond funds. Mr. Reiner also worked in leveraged finance banking, most recently as managing director and co-head of leveraged finance at BancBoston Robertson Stephens and earlier at Bear Stearns. He has 34 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received an undergraduate degree in financial accounting from the University of Illinois and is a CPA.