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Scott is Co-Chief Investment Officer and a Portfolio Manager for the Appreciation strategy. He has 26 years of investment industry experience and is a member of ClearBridge's Management, Valuation and Risk Committees. He previously served as co-director of research for ClearBridge and co-manager of the Dividend Strategy product.
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.