Peter W. Hegel

Senior Managing Director

Fixed Income Management


Peter Hegel is a senior managing director in Mesirow Financial’s Fixed Income Management group. He heads the Fixed Income Management group and is responsible for overseeing the mortgage-backed sector.

Peter has 37 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Mesirow Financial in 2005, he was a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Columbia Management. Before that, he was a founding member of Van Kampen Funds, where he served as chief fixed income investment officer. During that time, he also served as chief investment officer for Xerox Life.

Peter is a board member of the Barnabas Foundation and the Timothy Christian School Foundation.

Peter earned a BS, cum laude, from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.