Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> May 2, 2003

Natural Gas Distributors: Joanne Fairechio – Salomon Smith Barney

JOANNE M. FAIRECHIO is a Vice President and Senior Industry Analyst at Salomon Smith Barney in the Power/Natural Gas Group of the equity research department, with primary responsibility for the natural gas distribution industry and more recently electric distributors. Prior to joining Salomon Smith Barney in 1992, Ms. Fairechio was an Assistant Vice President in the Natural Gas Group at Merrill Lynch, starting in 1977. She attended Pace University and is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts, the American Gas Association, the Association for Investment Management and Research and was past Chair of the Natural Gas Distribution Subcommittee for Corporate Information Reporting. Ms. Fairechio has been top ranked by Greenwich Research Associates and Reuters and recognized by The Wall Street Journal's All Star Analyst survey for her accuracy of earnings estimates and stock picking ability. In her spare time, Ms. Fairechio enjoys needlepoint, miniature collecting, fly fishing and skiing. Profile
TWST: Joanne, can we start with a quick overview of your


Ms. Fairechio: I primarily cover the natural gas distribution

industry. As a result of the changes that have occurred in