Levin Capital Strategies, Large Cap Value
Levin Capital Strategies is a $7.2 billion (as of 7.1.17) investment manager founded in 2005 and based in New York. The firm is independently owned and employs 14 investment professionals who have an average of 25 years of experience. Their large cap value strategy takes a contrarian approach to investing in 25-35 companies where the team can utilize its fundamental research to identify a value-unlocking catalyst to drive long term returns. They manage assets for corporations, public funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, retirement plans and high net worth individuals.
John A. Levin
Chief Executive Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager
Mr. Levin is responsible for various alternative and long-only investment strategies managed by the Firm. Mr. Levin founded Levin Capital Strategies, LP in December 2005. Prior to founding John A. Levin & Co. (“JAL”) in 1982, Mr. Levin was a partner at Steinhardt Partners (1976-1982) and a partner and director of research at Loeb, Rhoades & Co. (1963-1976). He earned a BS and an LLB from Yale University.
Jack W. Murphy
Portfolio Manager and Senior Securities Analyst
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Murphy was a Portfolio Manager for the long-only investment team of John A. Levin & Co., Inc. He was at Prudential Securities (1991-1995) and worked at Bain & Co. (1988-1991). Mr. Murphy earned a BS from Bryant College and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Glenn A. Aigen
Prior to joining the Firm in May 2006, Mr. Aigen was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of BKF Capital Group, Inc. and John A. Levin & Co., Inc. (2000-2006); Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Operations of Levin Management Co., Inc. and John A. Levin & Co., Inc. from June 1996 to February 2000; Director of Operations since 1993; Senior Audit Manager at Eisner, LLP from September 1986 to November 1993; and Ernst and Whinney (1984 to 1986). Mr. Aigen is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a B.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University.