Director of Research, Municipal Fixed Income
32 Years of Industry Experience
12 Years with Neuberger Berman
James A. Lyman, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2010. Jim is the Director of Research for the Municipal Fixed Income team. Additionally, he co-manages the Neuberger Berman Municipal Impact Fund. He has more than 20 years of experience in both the tax-exempt and taxable sectors of the bond market. Prior to joining the firm, Jim held credit research-related positions with Oppenheimer & Co. and Morgan Stanley’s Global Wealth Management Division. Before that, Jim was a corporate bond portfolio manager with BNP/Fischer Francis Trees & Watts. Previously, he spent more than ten years at Robeco Weiss, Peck & Greer as the director of municipal and investment grade corporate research. In addition to his work as an analyst, Jim is a published author, having been a contributor to a book entitled Investing in the High Yield Municipal Market: How to Profit from the Current Municipal Credit Crisis and Earn Attractive Tax-Exempt Interest Income, as well as having been a content editor for The Complete Guide to Investing in Bond and Bond Funds: How to Earn High Rates of Return – Safely. Jim began his career at Moody’s Investor Services as a credit analyst and earned a BA in Economics from New York University.