Previously, Martin was Managing Director of Growth Portfolios at Madison Square Investors, a subsidiary of New York Life and managed the MainStay Growth Fund from 2009 through 2012. Prior, he was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst at Allianz Global Investors. He joined the firm in 1999 with its predecessor company PIMCO Equity.
Mr. Mickus also spent two years as an Assistant Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at the InterGroup Corporation. He received his series 7 in 1991 while working at Drake Capital Securities in Santa Monica. He is a C.F.A. charter holder and received a B.S. from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University.