Michael Althof Portfolio Manager, Real Return Share Add Download Print Mr. Althof is a senior vice president in the Munich office and a portfolio manager focusing on real return strategies. As a member of PIMCO's real return portfolio management team, he helps manage European and global inflation-linked bond mandates and contributes to the management of commodity portfolios. Mr. Althof joined PIMCO in 2004. He has 15 years of investment experience and holds a master's degree from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris, with a focus on finance. He also holds a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF).