General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 6, 2012

Investing in MLPs for Higher Yield – Gregory A. Reid – Salient Partners, L.P.

Reid, Gregory A.
Gregory A. Reid is a Managing Director of Salient Partners, L.P., and serves as the President and CEO of Salient’s Master Limited Partnership business. Salient manages approximately $3.5 billion in public MLP investments in mutual funds, separate accounts and hedge funds. Mr. Reid and his team also actively invest in private MLP investments and other energy-related opportunities. Prior to joining Salient in 2010, Mr. Reid served as the Founder and CEO of RDG Capital, LLC, a Houston-based asset management firm specializing in MLP investments. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking and Investment Group. He began his career in the financial services industry with Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management. Mr. Reid earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and later graduated from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management with his Master of Business Administration (MBA). Mr. Reid is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a General Securities Representative (Series 7) and a General Securities Principal (Series 24). He is also registered with the National Futures Association (Series 3). Mr. Reid is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and is active in his community through his involvement in various charitable organizations. Profile
TWST: Would you introduce us to Salient and the products and services you offer?

Mr. Reid: Salient is the third-largest money manager in Houston, and we have about $17 billion under management. I head