Kevin Dunphy manages our dedicated Consultant Relations team, which serves the distinct needs of institutional consultants and research analysts. In addition, he is responsible for the strategic direction of our Institutional Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) business, including sales and client service efforts. Mr. Dunphy brings deep experience to our consultant engagements, having overseen a range of defined contribution plans and the largest separately managed account relationship at the firm. He is based in our headquarters in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Mr. Dunphy joined Lord Abbett in 2001 as a Regional Consultant, and was named Partner in 2015. Prior to his current role, he co-managed the growth and development of the firm?s offshore business. His previous experience also includes serving as a Client Portfolio Specialist for separate accounts. In this role, he was actively involved in individual portfolio reviews, process discussions, strategy updates, and market outlook communications. In 2004, he was promoted to Regional Manager and given responsibility for working with financial intermediaries to identify investment solutions for their clients. He began his career in the financial services industry in 2001.
Mr. Dunphy earned a BS from the University of New Hampshire.