Cynthia is the Chief Financial Officer of ClearBridge Investments. She has 29 years of investment industry experience and 10 additional years of related experience in the fields of finance and accounting. She is the Chair of the ClearBridge Brokerage Committee and a member of the Management, Valuation and GIPS Steering Committees.
Cynthia began her career in the investment industry with several ClearBridge predecessor organizations dating back to 1991. She first served as Vice President of Finance at Donald F. Smith and Associates and was integral in the sale of the firm to CitiStreet, LLC (formerly the Copeland Companies) in 1997 where she was a Divisional Controller. In 2001, Cynthia joined Citigroup Asset Management, where she was named Global Controller, Director of Finance and managed various U.S. and International accounting and financial analysis functions. After working on the 2005 transaction for the sale of Citigroup Asset Management to Legg Mason, Cynthia became a Business Manager for ClearBridge Investments. In 2011, she was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of ClearBridge.
Her prior positions also include Controller at a software company, Decision Technology, Inc., and Accounting Manager at Lockheed Martin.
Cynthia holds a BS in Commerce with a major in Accounting from Rider University.