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Tim BlairHead of Municipal Bond Portfolio Management & Research – Global Fixed Income

Biography

About Tim

Tim Blair is Head of Municipal Bond Portfolio Management and Research on the Global Fixed Income team at Northern Trust Asset Management. Tim is responsible for oversight of the portfolio management and research functions across investment grade and high yield strategies. Tim has been a member of the municipal fixed income team as a trader, credit research analyst and portfolio manager. As a senior research analyst, Tim covered a portfolio of credits spanning the risk spectrum of investment grade to high yield. As a senior portfolio manager, Tim managed both tax-exempt mutual funds and separately managed accounts.

Tim has a B.S. in Enterprise Management and is a CFA® charterholder. He has more than 25 years of fixed income investment management experience.
Driven by purpose, guided by humility.

Funds Managed

Arizona Tax-Exempt Fund

The Fund seeks to generate tax-exempt income by investing primarily in municipal securities that are exempt from federal income tax and Arizona personal income tax.

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California Intermediate Tax-Exempt Fund

The Fund seeks to generate tax-exempt income by investing primarily in intermediate-term municipal securities that are exempt from federal income tax and California personal income tax.

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California Tax-Exempt Fund

The Fund seeks to generate tax-exempt income by investing primarily in municipal securities that are exempt from federal income tax and California personal income tax.

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High Yield Municipal Fund

The Fund seeks a high level of current income that is exempt from federal income tax by investing in high yielding municipal securities while managing portfolio risk.

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Intermediate Tax-Exempt

The Fund seeks to produce conservative current income that is exempt from federal income tax by investing in a broad range of high-quality municipal securities while managing portfolio risk.

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Limited Term Tax-Exempt Fund

The Fund seeks to primarily invest in high-quality, investment-grade municipal securities with an average maturity between one and six years. The Fund selects investments based on their relative value with a focus on total return.

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Tax-Advantaged Ultra-Short Fixed Income Fund

The Fund seeks to provide greater after-tax yield than a money market fund, with potential for capital appreciation by investing in both taxable and tax-exempt investment grade securities.

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Tax-Exempt Fund

The Fund seeks to provide a high level of current income by investing in a broad range of long-term investment-grade municipal securities.

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Please carefully read the prospectus and summary prospectus and consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of Northern Funds carefully before investing. Call 800-595-9111 to obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus, which contains this and other information about the funds. You can also visit the fund pages Northern Arizona Tax-Exempt Fund (NOAZX), Northern California Intermediate Tax-Exempt Fund (NCITX), Northern California Tax-Exempt Fund (NCATX), Northern High Yield Municipal Fund (NHYMX), Intermediate Tax-Exempt Fund (NOITX), Northern Limited Term Tax-Exempt Fund (NSITX), Northern Tax-Advantaged Ultra Short Fixed Income Fund (NTAUX) and Northern Tax-Exempt Fund (NOTEX) for more information.

 

Investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible.

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