Michael A. Steinberg – Managing Partner, Portfolio Manager/Analyst
Mr. Steinberg’s career in investment management spans over 49 years. He founded Steinberg Asset Management (SAM) as a value research boutique in 1982, which evolved into an asset management firm specializing in small, mid and all-cap value portfolios. Prior to 1982, Mr. Steinberg spent five years as a partner at Sloate Weisman Murray & Steinberg, a money management and brokerage firm. That association followed almost 10 years as a securities analyst, portfolio strategist, and money manager with Loeb Rhoades, which he joined after receiving a BS from Syracuse University and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley. His research and portfolio views have appeared in a variety of industry publications.

Jason A. Kesselman – Partner, Director of Research/Analyst
Mr. Kesselman has 20 years of investment experence. Prior to joining SAM, he was a Managing Director at Karsch Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar long/short hedge fund where he managed a fundamental value based portfolio. Before Karsch, he was a Partner at Stonebrook Fund Management, a billion dollar long/short hedge fund focused on using a bottom-up fundamental approach to find value. At both Karsch and Stonebrook, he was a generalist covering a wide range of sectors. Prior to joining Stonebrook, Mr. Kesselman worked in the mergers and acquisitions group of Lehman Brothers Inc. He holds a BA in history from the University of Michigan and a JD from Columbia Law School as well as an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Justin S. Steinberg – Partner, Analyst
Mr. Steinberg has 11 years of investment experience. Prior to joining SAM, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley covering a variety of industries and clients, with a focus on financial sponsors. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Steinberg served as a Senior Policy Advisor for Economic Development and Rebuilding under New York City Mayor Bloomberg. He holds a BA in Political Science from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

David A. Etzbach – Managing Director, Marketing and Client Relationship Management
Mr. Etzbach serves as a relationship manager for business development and client service at SAM.  Prior to joining the firm, he was Senior Vice President at Pyramis Global Advisors, and served as Sales Relationship Manager for institutional business development in the Northeastern US.  Previously, he was with Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) where he served as Director, Relationship Manager, responsible for institutional sales and relationship development in the Eastern US.  Prior to CSAM, Mr. Etzbach spent six years in senior institutional sales roles at Legg Mason and Citigroup Asset Management, which was acquired by Legg Mason in 2005.  He began his career in 1992 at JPMorgan Chase and Bankers Trust Company.  Mr. Etzbach holds an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BA from Northwestern University.

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Steven L. Feld, CPA – Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer/Compliance
Mr. Feld is responsible for the financial accounting, compliance, trading and operations of the firm. Mr. Feld’s securities industry background, prior to joining the firm in 1990, include positions in both public accounting and corporate controllership. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a BA from Queens College and an MS in Accounting from C.W. Post University.





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