Income Research + Management Hires Head of Wealth Management

Graham Hopper joins the Boston-based fixed income manager to support the firm’s enduring commitment to the private wealth channel.
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BOSTON, February 5, 2024 – Income Research + Management (“Income Research” or “IR+M”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Hopper as the Head of Wealth Management. In the newly created role, Graham will be responsible for the continued development, execution, and oversight of IR+M’s brand and market penetration in Private Client, RIA, Family Office and relevant platform channels. He will report to Sue Brengle, Chief Client Officer.


“We are thrilled to welcome Graham to IR+M as the Head of Wealth Management,” said Sue Brengle. “His extensive wealth management experience and leadership will strengthen our team as we continue to grow and enhance our private wealth offerings.”


Graham joins IR+M with nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, primarily covering private wealth management distribution efforts. Most recently he served as Head of Global Relationship Management – Advisor Group at DoubleLine Capital where he was responsible for distribution of DoubleLine’s Mutual Funds, ETFs and Private Funds in the western U.S. to RIAs and Multi-Family Offices. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at BlackRock in various roles across sales and client relationship management.


“I’m ecstatic to join a firm focused on strengthening and expanding its private wealth business,” said Graham. “I look forward to building on the firm’s strong foundation in fixed income, delivering a first-class investment experience for our clients, and driving strategic growth in the wealth management sector.”


Graham graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Economics.


About Income Research + Management (IR+M):


IR+M is a privately-owned, independent, fixed income investment management firm that serves institutional and private clients. The firm manages $96 billion across the duration spectrum and provides custom solutions tailored to client needs. IR+M’s investment philosophy and process are based on the belief that careful security selection and active risk management provide superior results over the long-term. By combining the capacity and technology of a larger firm with the culture and nimbleness of a boutique firm, IR+M strives to provide exceptional service for clients. Visit:

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