General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 10, 1998

Douglas S. Altabef – Matrix Asset Mgmt

DOUGLAS S. ALTABEF graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. He practiced corporate trust and estates law at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan from 1977 until 1982. Since 1982, Mr. Altabef has been active in the structuring and marketing of sophisticated financial products and services. He has served as a Managing Director of Lepercq Capital Partners and as a Corporate Vice President of PaineWebber, where he provided financial advisory services to brokers and clients. In 1993, he founded and led Varsity Recreation Holdings, Inc., a recreation and entertainment company. In 1996, Mr. Altabef joined Matrix Asset Advisors to direct its investment advisory and business development efforts. He is also a member of the firm's Investment Policy Committee. Mr. Altabef has served on the boards of various public and private corporations and is a member of the New York State Bar. Profile
TWST: Let's start by talking about what's on the mind of pure Ben Graham

value investors with the market at current levels.

Mr. Katz: Our two greatest concerns would be market valuation