General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 8, 2004


CHARLES D. RYAN is managing director and portfolio manager in the Growth Equity Group Division of U.S. Trust Company of New York. He is a member of the division's Investment Policy Committee as well as U.S. Trust's Portfolio Policy Committee and Research Council Committee. His responsibilities include primary research for healthcare-related companies and consumer stocks. Prior to joining Growth Equity Group, Mr. Ryan was with BNY Asset Management, the investment arm of The Bank of New York, where he was head of the Institutional Equity Division. Mr. Ryan's responsibilities included product management for BNY Asset Management Sector's Institutional Equity Division, and he served on the bank's Investment Policy Committee. He was also a manager on the BNY Hamilton Equity Income Fund. His clients included ERISA-qualified corporate, Taft-Hartley pension funds, endowments and foundations. Mr. Ryan is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research as well as the New York Society of Security Analysts. He holds a BA from Villanova University. Profile
TWST: Would you start with an overview of your firm and your


Mr. Ryan: The firm is U.S. Trust, which is a 150-plus-year-old

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