Managing Director, Neuberger Berman
Steven Eisman is famous for being one of the few investors to profitably bet against leveraged subprime mortgage securities, identifying the imminent financial crisis. He was the leading "real-life character"in Michael Lewis' best-selling book "The Big Short" and was depicted by actor Steve Carell in the movie based on the book. THE BIG SHORT movie was a major success and introduced Steven to viewers worldwide.
Steven is a frequent guest on national television channels such as CNBC. He is a forthright and dynamic speaker. The time could not be better for him to speak, given that it is the tenth anniversary of the crash that led to "fame and fortune."
Steven Eisman, Managing Director, joined Neuberger Berman in 2014. Steven is a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Eisman Group, within the firm’s Private Asset Management division. Prior to joining the firm, he was the founder and portfolio manager of Emrys Partners, L.P. Previously, Steven was a partner and the senior portfolio manager of the FrontPoint Financial Services Fund, which began operations in March 2004, and the FrontPoint Financial Horizons Fund, which began operations in January 2006. Earlier in his career, Steven also served as a managing director and senior financial services analyst at Chilton Investment Co. He held the same role at Oppenheimer & Co. within the Investment Bank, Asset Management and Specialty Finance divisions. He has over 20 years of investing experience, with the last 7+ years as a Portfolio Manager. Steven holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his JD from Harvard Law School.