General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 12, 2001

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: Would you briefly describe the Bear Stearns Small Cap Value Fund?

Mr. Riccio: I am the co-Portfolio Manager of the Bear Stearns Small Cap

Value Fund. Our product is a mutual fund that