General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 30, 2000

Stephen Riccio – Bear Stearns Asset Management

STEPHEN M. RICCIO is co-Portfolio Manager of the small cap team at Bear Stearns Asset Management. He is also responsible for industry and company research in the small cap area. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Riccio spent five and a half years at Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi Trust, where he was the sole Portfolio Manager for the Highmark Emerging Growth Fund. He also was an Analyst with Rochdale Investment Management and New York Life Insurance Co. Mr. Riccio earned both his BS and MBA degrees at Syracuse University and completed postgraduate work at the New York Institute of Finance. In addition, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Riccio is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, as well as a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research. He is married and has three children. Profile
TWST: Steve, what do you and your co-portfolio manager for the Bear

Stearns Small Cap Value Fund consider to be small cap and what makes

this area attractive to invest in?

Mr. Riccio: We