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


J. MICHAEL BARRON, CFA, is CEO, Portfolio Manager and a Principal with Knott Capital Management. He has spent 12 successful years in the investment industry. Before joining Knott Capital, he served as Director of Real Estate Securities for INVESCO, overseeing the management of more than $1 billion in client assets. Additionally, he has served as the Vice President and a member of the investment committee of a boutique investment advisory firm, and as an account executive with Cigna. Mr. Barron has been frequently interviewed by the Baltimore Sun, Bloomberg, Institutional Real Estate Securities and other media sources. He earned his BS degree in Business Administration from Villanova University and has completed executive study at MIT's Sloan School. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an overview of Knott Capital Management and

your responsibilities there?

Mr. Barron: Knott Capital Management is a risk-averse investment

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