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Scott Glasser

Co-Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
29 Years experience
27 Years at ClearBridge

"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 Co-Chief Investment Officer and co-manages the Appreciation and Dividend strategies. He has 29 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.

Experience

  • 29 years of investment industry experience
  • Joined a predecessor organization in 1993
  • Member of the ClearBridge Management, Valuation and Risk Management Committees
  • Shearson Lehman Brothers - Portfolio Manager, Consumer Analyst
  • Bear Stearns & Co. - Credit Analyst
  • CIS Marketing - Account Representative
  • MBA from Pennsylvania State University
  • BA from Middlebury College

Perspectives

  • Dividend Strategy
    1Q20 Commentary: Volatility enabled us to increase our focus on more resilient sectors less exposed to transactional consumer business.
  • Appreciation Strategy
    1Q20 Commentary: What makes a company robust in a slowdown are the same when demand stops — a strong balance sheet and a dominant franchise.
  • Appreciation ESG Strategy
    1Q20 Commentary: Volatile markets give us the opportunity to upgrade the portfolio and focus on long-term strategies.
  • Encouraging Signs Are on the Horizon
    Today’s volatility is ultimately an opportunity to upgrade portfolios and focus on long-term strategies.
  • Evaluating Equity Impacts from the Coronavirus
    We are focused on evaluating good long-term businesses, using periods of high volatility to upgrade portfolios.