Franklin Ruben

Franklin Ruben is a Managing Director and Manager of the High Income Municipal Bond Portfolio at Avalon Advisors. Prior to joining Avalon, he was the Senior Portfolio Manager of the Invesco High Income Municipal Fund from its inception in 1998 through the first quarter of 2012. From 1990 to 1997 he served as an Associate Portfolio Manager at Van Kampen American Capital and from 1985 to 1989 he was a Supervisor of Investments for Electronic Data Systems and its subsidiary National Heritage Insurance Company.



  • University of Texas at Dallas, M.S. in Business and Public Administration (1984)
  • University of Texas at Dallas, B.S. in Business and Public Administration (1981)



Franklin Ruben

Managing Director

Portfolio Manager – High Income Municipal Bond


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