With over ten years of experience, Ms. Peterson is a seasoned professional who provides comprehensive investment analysis and recommendations to the clients of MFA Asset Management. Melissa offers clients a wide-breadth of research on investments (mutual funds, ETF's, SMA, closed-end equity and fixed income funds, alternative investments and hedge fund strategies for portfolios) as well as detailed presentations on active buy/hold/sell recommendations. As a Partner within the MFA Asset Management team, she also participates in due-diligence meetings with current and prospective independent account managers.
Melissa’s experience includes developing detailed, systematic approaches for assessing portfolio performance using a variety of systems and techniques. She serves as an Investment Officer on the Firm’s Investment Committee and has extensive experience preparing and reporting to Investment Committees in order to make investment recommendations appropriate for model-portfolios by presenting performance, risk and attribution updates and performance reviews for both internal and external investment managers.