Bart Geer, CFA
Bart Geer, CFA, Managing Director, is Head of the Basic Value Team, which primarily manages U.S. Large Cap Value portfolios within BlackRock's Fundamental Equity division.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Geer was a Managing Director at Putnam Investments. He was a Portfolio Manager of the Putnam Equity Income Fund and the institutionally-focused Russell 1000 Value-based products within Putnam's U.S. Value style. Prior to Putnam, he worked at State Street Research and Management, where he headed up the Mid-Cap Value and High Yield bond groups. He was also on the Equity Investment Committee, the Asset Allocation Committee and the Investment Policy Committee. His first five years at State Street Research and Management were spent as an Equities Analyst and as an Associate Director of Research.
Mr. Geer earned a BA degree in geology from Dartmouth College in 1977 and a MBA degree from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth in 1981.