Co-Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
“Despite the short-term risks, I believe the stock market remains one of the best ways to invest for the future.”
- 44 years of investment industry experience
- Joined a predecessor organization in 1969
- Member of the ClearBridge Management and Risk Committees
- PhD in Psychology from Tufts University
- BA from Western Reserve University
Hersh is Co-Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for the Income Solutions team that manages the Dividend Strategy and Equity Income products, in addition to managing numerous private portfolios and
Hersh began his career with a predecessor organization in 1969 as a portfolio manager and has 44 years of industry experience. He was appointed CIO of ClearBridge's predecessor firm in 2004.
Hersh received his BA from Western Reserve University in 1962 (now Case Western Reserve University), and earned a PhD in Psychology from Tufts University in 1966. Hersh spends his spare time cooking and collecting American prints from the Depression era. He stays in shape by jogging, playing softball and hiking. Raised in Cleveland, he is an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians, the Cleveland Browns and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Hersh explains the investment philosophy and process of the Equity Income Strategy.