Joseph F. Barone

JOSEPH F. BARONE is a Managing Director of Research with The Firemark
Group in Morristown, New Jersey. Previously, he was associated with
Swiss Re Insurance, Bear, Stearns & Company, and Salomon Brothers Inc.
Mr. Barone earned his Bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and an
M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business. A
Chartered Financial Analyst, he is a member of the NYSSA, as well as
Founder and Past Director of the Association of Insurance and Financial
Analysts. Mr. Barone is married, has three children, and includes
boating and long walks among his personal interests.