Brett Barner, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager - Small Cap Value Equity Strategy
“Ceredex portfolios are concentrated by design to allow us to focus on the companies in which we have higher conviction, and emphasize our active management expertise across stocks of all market-cap sizes, from small to large.”
Brett Barner is a managing director and senior portfolio manager with Ceredex Value Advisors. He has sole management responsibility for the Ceredex Small Cap Value Equity strategy since 1995.
Mr. Barner started with Ceredex in 1990, initially working for its predecessor firm, Trusco Capital Management, as a client portfolio manager and equity analyst. In 1995, he was named portfolio manager of the Small Cap Value strategy.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Barner was a financial consultant for Drexel Burnham and Shearson Lehman Brothers, managing client portfolios.
Mr. Barner graduated cum laude from the University of Central Florida, earning a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder since 1993. He has worked in investment management since 1985.
Outside of the office, Mr. Barner enjoys hiking, travel, exercising, and spending time with his wife and son.