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Research & Trading

Jay B. Abramson
Chief Executive Officer

Jay has been with CRM since 1985. As Chief Investment Officer, he maintains overall responsibility for the firm’s investment team. Prior to CRM, Jay earned his CPA. He received a BSE from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Jay is a Trustee and Chairman of the Investment Committee for Montefiore Medical Center.

Andrey A. Belov, Ph.D.
Vice President

Andrey joined CRM in 2009 and is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group focusing on international equities. Previously, he was a senior research analyst responsible for global technology investments at Bernstein Global Value Equities, a unit of AllianceBernstein. Prior to Bernstein, Andrey was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he led projects in the high technology, telecommunications and aerospace industries. He earned a MS from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and a PhD from Princeton University.

Ian Bitner

Ian joined the firm in 2010 and his primary role is research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Previously, he was a senior analyst at BroadArch Capital; and prior to BroadArch, Ian covered financial services as an investment banking analyst at Banc of America Securities. He earned a BS from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.

Michael J. Caputo
Senior Vice President

Mike joined CRM in 2002 and he serves as a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in the firm’s investment group. Prior to CRM, Mike was a vice president in Corporate Finance at Morgan Stanley. He earned a BA from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Sackett S. Cook
Vice President

Sackett joined the firm in 2010 and is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group focusing on international equities. Previously, he was a senior analyst and portfolio manager with Diamondback Capital and MENEMSHA Capital Group, respectively. He has additional experience as a global financial analyst with Execution Ltd., UBS Warburg and Fox-Pitt, Kelton. He received a BA from Tulane University.

Thomas P. Cook
Vice President

Tom joined CRM in 1996 and he is a trader for CRM’s investment team. Previously, he was employed as a trader at Gabelli Asset Management. Tom attended Fordham University where he earned a CBA BS in accounting. He is a member of St. Francis Prep Alumni Board of Directors.

Paul Covello
Vice President

Paul joined the firm in 2013 and he is a trader for CRM’s investment team. Previously, he was a trader at JAT Capital. Paul has additional experience as a trader at Royal Bank of Canada and Pequot Capital Management. He received a BS in finance from the University of Florida.

Tom DeBourcy, CFA

Tom joined the firm in 2007 and his primary role is a research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Previously, he was an analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities in the healthcare group. Tom received a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Brittain Ezzes
Vice President

Brittain joined the firm in 2010 and is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Previously, she was an analyst and Managing Director with MissionPoint Capital Partners and Iridian Asset Management, respectively. Brittain has additional experiences as an associate at the merchant banking fund SG Capital Partners, and as a business analyst with Price Waterhouse, LLP. She received a BA from Brown University.

Bernard C. Frojmovich
Vice President

Bernie joined the firm in 2009 and his primary role is research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Previously, he was a vice president and investor on the U.S. Small and Mid-Cap Value Equity Team at BlackRock Investment Management. Prior to BlackRock, Bernie covered financial services as an investment analyst at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and a credit analyst at JPMorgan Chase. He earned a BS from CUNY, Brooklyn College and an MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Scott L. Geller
Senior Vice President

Scott joined CRM in 1993 and he is Director of Trading. Before CRM, Scott was an assistant vice president on the trading desk at Rothschild, Inc. Scott earned a BBA from Baruch College of the City University of New York. Scott is a member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals.

Jamie O. Handwerker
Senior Vice President

Jamie joined the firm in 2002. She is the portfolio manager for private funds focusing on the real estate industry. Prior to CRM, Jamie worked at ING Furman Selz Asset Management LLC, ING Barings and its predecessor, Furman Selz, LLC. Jamie previously worked in the real estate industry, including employment at Helmsley Spear, Inc. She received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Brian M. Harvey, CFA
Vice President

Brian joined the firm in 2005 and he is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, he was an equity research analyst at Fox-Pitt, Kelton. Brian also spent four years as accountant in the financial services audit practice at KPMG LLP and earned his CPA designation. He received a BS from Fairfield University.

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Ron McGlynn
Chairman
Chris Kempner

Chris joined the firm in 2014 and currently serves as a research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Previously, Chris worked at Oak Hill Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Chris started his career at Goldman Sachs as an investment banking analyst. He received a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Robert Maina
Vice President

Rob joined the firm in 2005 and he is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Previously, Rob worked at Copper Beech Capital Management, a long/short fund focusing on the technology sector, and also CIBC World Markets, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Arthur Andersen & Company LLP. He received a BS from Fairfield University’s School of Business.

Michael Manschot
Vice President

Michael joined the firm in 2002. His primary role is a senior research analyst for private funds focusing on the real estate industry. Prior to CRM, he worked with Jamie Handwerker as an assistant portfolio manager. Michael also worked in research at ING Furman Selz Asset Management LLC. He received a Master’s of Science in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Ronald H. McGlynn
Chairman

Ron is one of the co-founders of CRM and his primary role is Chief Executive Officer. He also is an active portfolio manager for the firm. Prior to CRM, Ron was a portfolio manager and an investment analyst for Chase Manhattan Bank, Standard & Poor’s InterCapital and Oppenheimer & Company. He earned a BA from Williams College and an MBA from Columbia University Business School. Ron serves as chairman of the Investment Committee on the Board of Trustees at Winthrop University Hospital.

Tyler Mixter

Tyler joined the Firm in 2014 and he currently serves as a research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, he worked at Credit Suisse where he served as an investment banking associate with a focus on technology, media, and telecom. Tyler received a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Mimi B. Morris
Vice President

Mimi Morris joined the firm in 2010 and is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, Mimi was a Director at Telsey Advisory Group where she was an equity analyst and consultant. She has additional financial experience from Merrill Lynch, Columbia House Company and Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette. She received a BA from Williams College and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Thaddeus D. Pollock
Vice President

Thad joined the firm in 2003 and he is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, he spent three years as an analyst in Corporate Finance at Lehman Brothers. Thad received a BS from Yale University.

Jeffrey B. Reich, MD
Vice President

Jeff joined CRM in 2007 and he is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, Jeff was a portfolio manager/senior analyst and principal at Merlin Bio Med Group. He earned his BA from Binghamton University and his MD from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he was also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neuroscience for 10 years.

Jonathan Ruch
Vice President

Jon joined the firm in 2005 and he is a portfolio manager and senior research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, he spent two years with Morgan Stanley's Venture Capital group and two years as an analyst in the Corporate Finance division at Morgan Stanley. Jon earned a BA in economics from Cornell University.

Martin Teng, CFA
Vice President

Martin joined the firm in 2006 and his primary role is a research analyst in CRM’s investment group. Prior to CRM, he was a research analyst at SG Cowen and Needham & Company. Martin received a BS and MS from the University of Illinois and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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