Karen Gemmett

Lead Portfolio Manager, Mortgage Backed Securities, Amherst Capital Management


Ms. Gemmett is a Director and Lead Portfolio Manager for the mortgage backed securities team at Amherst Capital Management. In this role, she is responsible for leading the broader investment team and driving strategy. She specializes in residential mortgage backed securities research and analysis.


Ms. Gemmett has more than 18 years of investment experience and joined Amherst Capital from Standish, where she spent 11 years. Most recently, Ms. Gemmett served as a Structured Finance and Mortgage Strategist at Standish, responsible for security selection of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). Prior to Standish, Ms. Gemmett worked at Columbia Management Group where she was responsible for RMBS research.


Ms. Gemmett has a BS from Penn State University and holds the CFA® designation.


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