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Sean Klein

Head of Client Business Strategy – Client Solutions and Analytics
Mr. Klein is an executive vice president on the client solutions and analytics team in the Newport Beach office. Prior to rejoining PIMCO in 2019, he was head of wholesale stress testing at MUFG Union Bank. Earlier in his career, he headed empirical model development and special consulting services at Kamakura Corporation. Mr. Klein also teaches financial econometrics at the University of California, Irvine’s Merage School of Business. He has conducted commissioned research for the U.S. government and for the Society of Actuaries, and he has published research on the use of neural networks in financial risk modeling. He has 12 years of investment and financial services experience and holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Investment Strategies

Starting portfolio yields may be a better guide to optimal spending than knowledge of future market returns.


Target date funds provide an asset allocation that changes over time based on the average participant’s savings profile, which can lead to suboptimal outcomes. PIMCO's myTDF offers a personalized approach to target date funds, allowing for allocations that better suit individual participant needs.

Economic and Market Commentary

While markets are inherently unpredictable, there is little doubt that rates today are more attractive than they’ve been in a very long time – and increase the appeal of fixed income for longer term investors because they signal higher future returns.

Investment Strategies

With higher bond yields and stock dividends, we believe retirees could have greater potential to earn income in retirement.

Economic and Market Commentary
Economic and Market Commentary
Economic and Market Commentary
Economic and Market Commentary

Assessing the impact of tax deferral and municipal bonds on retirement income generation.

Economic and Market Commentary
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