Joseph V. Amato
President and Chief Investment Officer—Equities
25 Years of industry experience
25 Years with Neuberger Berman
Joseph V. Amato, President of Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Chief Investment Officer of Equities. He is also a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and its Audit Committee. Previously, Joe served as Lehman Brothers’ Global Head of Asset Management and head of its Neuberger Berman subsidiary, beginning in April 2006. From 1996 through 2006, Joe held senior level positions within Lehman Brothers’ Capital Markets business serving as Global Head of Equity Research for the majority of that time. During his tenure as head of research, Lehman Brothers’ ranking in the annual Institutional Investor’s “All American Team” equity research survey rose from #12 in 1997 to #1 in 2003. Joe joined Lehman Brothers in 1994 as Head of High Yield Research. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Joe spent ten years at Kidder Peabody, ultimately as head of High Yield Research. He received his BS from Georgetown University and is a member of the University’s Board of Regents and the Business School’s Board of Advisors. He is also co-chair of the New York City Board of Advisors of Teach for America, a national non-profit organization focused on public education reform.