CEO & CIO, PARTNER
Matthew Dalton is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Belle Haven Investments. Matt has worked exclusively in the fixed income asset class since 1985.
Matt left the family farm in central Indiana and began his career at Shearson Lehman Brothers in Chicago. There, he rose to Senior Vice President of the Municipal Trading and Sales Department. In 1994, Matt was recruited to Rodman and Renshaw to head their Municipal Bond Department until joining Belle Haven in 1996.
Matt assumed his current position in 2002, utilizing his years of experience in the institutional muni market to launch and guide the firm in the direction of investment management.
Matt is the lead portfolio manager for all of Belle Haven’s strategies. Belle Haven’s SMA strategies have earned recognition and awards from Lipper and PSN Top Guns. Matt has been named the top portfolio manager in the United States by Citywire for his management of the Transamerica Intermediate Municipal mutual fund, an effort which earned the fund a 2016 Lipper Fund Award in Lipper’s Three Years Intermediate Municipal Debt Funds category and a 2018 Lipper Fund Award in Lipper’s Five Years Intermediate Municipal Debt Funds category.
Matt's expert commentary has appeared regularly in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, Debtwire, Reuters, The BondBuyer, and Bloomberg.com.
Matt resides in Katonah, New York with his wife, Chris, and their three children.