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Richard Freeman

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
40 Years experience
33 Years at ClearBridge

"A good aggressive growth company doesn't just seize new opportunities - it can also create them."

Richie co-manages the Aggressive Growth, Multi Cap Growth and All Cap Growth strategies and various Energy MLP Closed-End Funds. He is a member of the ClearBridge Investments Management Committee. He has been fascinated by the stock market since 1966, when at the age of 13 he would sit in a local brokerage firm after school and watch the ticker. Richie has 40 years of investment industry experience.

In 1983 Richie joined Shearson American Express, a predecessor organization, as co-manager of an aggressive growth mutual fund. He became a portfolio manager for ClearBridge Multi Cap Growth portfolios in 1991. His prior positions include vice president for trusts and investments at Chemical Bank and vice president of research at Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Richie received his BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College, and his MBA in Finance from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Richie is a New York baseball enthusiast and enjoys playing golf in his spare time.

Experience

  • 40 years of investment industry experience
  • Joined a predecessor organization in 1983
  • Member of the ClearBridge Management Committee
  • Shearson American Express - Portfolio Manager of the Shearson Aggressive Growth Fund - 1983; Portfolio Manager of Mid/Small Capitalization Growth Portfolios - 1991
  • Chemical Bank - Vice President, Trusts and Investments
  • Drexel Burnham Lambert - Vice President, Research
  • MBA in Finance from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College

Perspectives

  • Aggressive Growth Strategy
    August 2016 Commentary: Energy and tech stocks led equity markets higher in a month characterized by below-average volatility.
  • Aggressive Growth Strategy
    July 2016 Commentary: Profits are improving in many parts of the market where we maintain exposure, including health care and commodities.
  • Multi Cap Growth Strategy Overview
    Portfolio Manager Evan Bauman describes the Multi Cap Growth Strategy's investment philosophy, investment process and key attributes.
  • Aggressive Growth Strategy
    2Q16 Commentary: Brexit has caused factors that had made us cautious on the broader market for nearly two years – valuations, Fed policy and investor sentiment – continue to point in a more supportive direction for equities.
  • Multi Cap Growth Strategy
    2Q16 Commentary: Stock valuations, Fed policy and investor sentiment continue to point in a more supportive direction for equities.
  • Aggressive Growth Strategy Overview
    Portfolio Manager Evan Bauman describes the investment philosophy, investment process and key strengths of the ClearBridge Aggressive Growth Strategy.
  • Aggressive Growth Strategy
    1Q16 Commentary: Decreasing sentiment, contracting valuations and a more supportive Fed were catalysts that have made us more constructive on the overall market.
  • Multi Cap Growth Strategy
    1Q16 Commentary: Decreasing sentiment, contracting valuations and a more supportive Fed have made us more constructive on the overall market.