Bret R. Barker

Managing Director
Fixed Income


Mr. Barker is a Specialist Portfolio Manager – Treasuries in the Fixed Income group. Mr. Barker joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). He is responsible for the portfolio management of Treasuries, TIPS, agencies, money market instruments, and derivatives. In conjunction with the generalist portfolio managers, he implements decisions on duration and yield curve positioning across all MetWest and several TCW products. Prior to joining MetWest in 1997, he worked at Coast Asset Management in their futures and options department. Mr. Barker earned a BBA in Business with a minor in classical studies from Loyola Marymount University.