James Frees
  • Joined Guardian in 2019

  • Senior Associate and Portfolio Analyst, responsible for assisting in all areas of collateralized loan obligation (CLO) issuance and management

  • Junior credit research analyst covering gaming and leisure

  • More than 6 years of investment experience

  • Prior to joining Guardian, was at BlackRock in a similar loan administration role

  • B.S. from Seton Hall University and M.B.A from Rutgers University