Portfolio Manager/Sub-Investment Adviser
The investment adviser to the fund is The Dreyfus Corporation. The Dreyfus Connecticut Fund is co-managed by James P. Welch and Daniel Barton. Mr. Welch has been a primary portfolio manager of the fund since November 2001. Mr. Barton has been a primary portfolio manager of the fund since May 2010. Mr. Welch is a portfolio manager for Standish Asset Management Company LLC ("Standish"), an affiliate of Dreyfus, where he has been employed since April 2009. Mr. Barton is a senior analyst for tax exempt bonds at Standish, where he has been employed since 2005. Mr. Welch and Mr. Barton manage other national and state-specific municipal bond funds managed by Dreyfus, where they have been employed since October 2001 and December 2009, respectively. Each manages the fund under a dual employee relationship between Dreyfus and Standish.
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Notes & Disclosures
- Portfolio composition and allocation is as of 01/31/14 and is subject to change at any time. Totals may not be exact due to rounding. Negative exposures may represent short positions through derivatives.
- Bonds rated BBB/Baa or higher are considered investment grade, while bonds rated BB/Ba or lower are considered speculative as to the timely payment of principal and interest. Credit ratings reflect only those assigned by S&P, Moody's, and/or Fitch. Split-rated bonds, if any, are reported in the higher rating category.
- Source: Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Reflects investments of dividends and, where applicable, capital gain distributions. The Barclays Municipal Bond Index is a widely accepted, unmanaged total return performance benchmark for the long-term, investment-grade tax-exempt bond market.
- Duration is a measure of volatility expressed in years. The higher the number, the greater the potential for volatility as interest rates change.