General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 2, 2001

James Cullen – Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc

Cullen, Jim
Jim Cullen founded Schafer Cullen Capital Management in 1983. He is responsible for overseeing the firm and has been the CEO and Co-Portfolio Manager on all of the firm’s strategies. Mr. Cullen has also been responsible for overseeing the affiliated firm, Cullen Capital Management LLC, since its formation in 2000. Previously, Mr. Cullen was a Vice President at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He also co-managed the New York Research, which specialized in low p/e research. He began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1965 and later worked for the research firm Spencer Trask & Company. Mr. Cullen spent four years as a Navy Officer on the aircraft carrier USS Essex after receiving a B.S. degree in finance from Seton Hall University. Profile
TWST: Give us some background on the firm.

Mr. Cullen: In 1975 my partner, David Schafer started managing money for

International Nickel and later managed the pension funds of a few