Pacific Investment Management Co. has hired Anthony J. Crescenzi from Miller Tabak as a senior vice president, market strategist, and portfolio manager, the firm announced earlier this week.

Crescenzi will join Pimco's Newport Beach office. Crescenzi, who starts June 22, will report to Steve Rodosky, executive vice president, portfolio manager, and head of Pimco's Treasury desk.

Crescenzi had been chief bond market strategist at Miller Tabak + Co. He also was the co-founder and chairman of Miller Tabak Asset Management.

Crescenzi, who joined Miller Tabak in 1986, has also worked at Lehman Brothers and Prudential Securities. Crescenzi has written three books, including the "The Strategic Bond Investor" and "Investing from the Top Down: A Macro Approach to Capital Markets."

He earned a bachelor's degree in finance from the City University of New York and an MBA from St. John's University.

"Tony is widely recognized in our industry as a leading and thoughtful market strategist," Pimco chief executive officer and co-chief investment manager Mohamed A. El-Erain said in a statement. "His knowledge, experience, analytical skills, and insights will further enhance the resources devoted to delivering to our clients around the world superior investment performance."

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