"Our strategies harness an active, bottom-up approach to stock selection that combines the market knowledge of long-tenured portfolio managers with the original research of a specialized group of analysts."
Scott is Chief Investment Officer and co-manages the Appreciation strategy. He has 30 years of investment industry experience and is a member of ClearBridge's Management, Valuation and Risk Management Committees. He previously served as co-director of research for ClearBridge.
Prior to joining the firm, Scott was a credit analyst specializing in fixed income investments for Bear Stearns. In 1993, Scott joined the research department of predecessor organization Shearson Lehman Brothers as a consumer analyst and transitioned into a role as a portfolio manager one year later.
Scott graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont where he received his BA in Political Science and Spanish. He earned his MBA in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.