General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 1, 2002

James Burns – J.w. Burns & Company

JAMES C. BURNS is President and Chief Investment Officer at J. W. Burns & Company, a fee only investment counseling firm with offices in Syracuse, New York and Savannah, Georgia. The company was founded in 1974 and currently manages approximately $400 million in assets for 400 clients nationwide. Mr. Burns is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds memberships in the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR) and the Rochester Society of Security Analysts. He has also been on the Advisory Board of Buyside magazine. Mr. Burns has been quoted in many newspapers and financial publications. He has also appeared on CNBC as well as NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw. Mr. Burns is a graduate of St. John Fisher College where he studied Communications/Journalism and Political Science. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with some background of J.W. Burns & Company?

Mr. Burns: Our investment counseling firm was started by my father, John

W. Burns. Prior to that, he was Vice President,