General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 11, 2011

Long-term Value Investing In Large-cap Global Companies – Todd S. Lowenstein – Highmark Capital Management, Inc.

Lowenstein, Todd S.
Todd S. Lowenstein, CPA, Director of Research, joined HighMark Capital Management, Inc., in 2001. As Director of Research, Mr. Lowenstein is responsible for leading the investment research team and optimizing portfolio construction decisions, which includes monitoring existing holdings, researching new ideas covering all sectors and industries and risk management. He is a member of HighMark’s Investment Policy Committee and Asset Allocation Committee. He began his career in 1990 as a Senior Manager at KPMG Peat Marwick in the information, communications and entertainment group. Prior to joining HighMark, Mr. Lowenstein worked at J.P. Morgan in mergers and acquisitions. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management. He is an adjunct professor at UC Santa Barbara. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief introduction to HighMark Funds and tell us a bit about your role there.

Mr. Lowenstein: High- Mark Capital Management has been managing money since 1919 with about $17