Chief Operating Officer
Newfleet Asset Management, LLC
Mike Sollicito is chief operating officer at Newfleet Asset Management, an investment management affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners.
Mr. Sollicito supports Newfleet’s business activities, including assisting the firm’s president in managing the profitability and marketability of Newfleet’s fixed income strategies and overseeing operations. In addition, he assists the senior portfolio managers of Newfleet’s multi-sector strategies for both retail and institutional accounts.
Prior to joining Newfleet in 2013, Mr. Sollicito was a fixed income product specialist for Virtus Investment Partners, where he was responsible for strategy positioning/marketplace research and developing product opportunities, as well as a member of the Investment Oversight Committee. Mr. Sollicito joined Virtus in 2005 as a member of the retail distribution team. Previously, he was a financial advisor with Omega Financial Group, LLC for eight years and with Prudential Preferred Financial Services before then.
Mr. Sollicito earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Connecticut. He began his career in the investment industry in 1997.