Mr. Cuccia is the co-manager for the Short-term and Intermediate fixed income portfolios. He shares daily management and trading responsibilities fort all fixed income strategies. Prior to joining Amalgamated Bank, Mr. Cuccia was a bond portfolio manager at MEAG-NY (Munich-Re) in New York where he co-managed a Structured Products portfolio consisting of residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities and collateral debt obligations. He was an integral member of the fixed income strategy team, setting policy on duration, yield curve, sector and security selection. Before joining MEAG-NY in 2006, Mr. Cuccia was a fixed income portfolio manager at HSBC Asset Management in New York. At HSBC Asset Management, Mr. Cuccia was responsible for all Short-term and Intermediate portfolios, including mutual funds, pension plans and other institutional accounts. He was also a member of the MBS committee. Mr. Cuccia graduated from St. John's University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.