Arthur P. Steinmetz, President

Arthur P. Steinmetz


Art Steinmetz serves as President of OppenheimerFunds. He also serves as co‐manager of Oppenheimer International Bond Fund and lead portfolio manager of Oppenheimer Global Strategic Income Fund. 

At various times before his current role, he headed OppenheimerFunds’ Government Bond team, High Yield team, the International Debt team and most recently was Chief Investment Officer. Over 25 years ago, Art helped pioneer multi-sector bond investing, a now common approach that combines high yield corporate bonds, U.S. Government bonds and foreign fixed income securities in a diversified portfolio. Before joining OppenheimerFunds in 1986, he was a fixed income derivatives securities analyst at PaineWebber. 

Art received an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University and a B.A. in Russian language and Slavic studies from Denison University, where he was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He has appeared frequently on CNBC and has been featured in numerous publications including Barron's and The Wall Street Journal. He is a David Rockefeller Fellow at the Partnership for New York City and also served in the United States Air Force.


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