Peter Barry is managing director of small companies at Bear Stearns. He joined the company, which has a branch in Dublin, in 1997, and his research focus with the company includes industrial technology, security products and services, as well as an array of distribution companies. He has been in the investment industry for over 44 years, and has been cited on numerous occasions as an Institutional Investor all-star, and has held positions as both Research Analyst and Research Director at several investment banking firms, including E.F. Hutton, Rothschild, Inc., and Gerard Klauer Mattison.
Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Barry was associated with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell with responsibility for the analysis and coverage of a broad array of small and mid-cap growth stocks. He received his B.S. in Finance from Boston College. He is second-generation Irish American on his father’s side, with roots tracing back to country Cork. He is married with two children.