Jason D. Diefenthaler
Director of Tax Exempt Portfolio Management
Jason Diefenthaler is the Director of Tax Exempt Portfolio Management at Wasmer Schroeder (WS). He oversees all tax exempt strategies and the management of the Wasmer Schroeder High Yield Municipal Fund (WSHYX). Jason is a member of the firm’s Executive, Portfolio Management, Credit, Investment, Risk Management, Compliance, Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS), and High Yield Committees.
Jason began his career with WS in 2000. He was a Credit Analyst for taxable and tax exempt strategies before becoming a Portfolio Manager.
Jason earned his BS in Finance from Florida State University.
A member of the Southern Municipal Finance Society, the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, the Finance Committee of the United Way of Collier County, and the Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association™, Jason is also on the Board of Directors of the Naples Therapeutic Riding Center.
Jason is a lifelong resident of Naples and has family ties to the area that date back to the 1950s. In quieter moments, he enjoys fishing, boating, traveling, gardening, and spending time with family.