“The prime purpose of a business corporation is to pay dividends to its owners. A successful company is one that can pay dividends regularly and presumably increase the rate as time goes on.” – Benjamin Graham & David Dodd
Mr. D’Agnes, CFA, Partner and Equity Portfolio Manager, joined Hamlin in 2001. His responsibilities include equity research, stock selection, and equity portfolio construction. Prior to Hamlin, Mr. D’Agnes was an analyst in the Municipal Capital Markets group at Merrill Lynch, where he was involved in the structuring of derivative contracts for hospitals and other tax-exempt municipal issuers. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.
Michael M. Tang, CFA
Partner and Equity Portfolio Manager
Princeton University, BA Economics, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, 2007
Michael M. Tang, Partner and Equity Portfolio Manager, joined Hamlin Capital Management in January 2013. His responsibilities at Hamlin include equity research and portfolio management. Prior to joining Hamlin, Mr. Tang was an equity research associate at Barclays and helped cover the leisure and gaming equipment sectors. Previously, Mr. Tang was an investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers, where he worked on convertible debt origination, accelerated share repurchases, and other derivative-related transactions as part of the Equity-Linked and Hybrid Solutions group. Mr. Tang holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the East Harlem School.
Mr. Garland, CFA, Partner and Client Portfolio Manager, joined Hamlin in December 2008. His responsibilities include relationship management and helping manage client portfolios. Mr. Garland was responsible for equity research and portfolio management for his first thirteen years at the firm and continues to be available to the equity portfolio management team as a mentor and sounding board. Prior to joining Hamlin, Mr. Garland co-managed a technology stock portfolio for Millennium Partners from 2004-2008. Previously, Mr. Garland was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank and predecessor company, Alex Brown & Sons, where he held positions in proprietary trading, institutional sales management and institutional sales from 1993-2004. Mr. Garland began his career at Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co, where he worked from 1989-1993 in the international institutional sales department. Mr. Garland is vice-president of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve and serves on the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society Investment Committee. Mr. Garland holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.
Jaclyn C. Hourihan, CFA, Equity Analyst, joined Hamlin Capital Management in May 2017. Her responsibilities at the firm include equity research analysis and providing portfolio manager support. Prior to joining Hamlin, Ms. Hourihan was a Vice President at Evercore ISI, covering U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration and Production for the firm’s equity research platform. Prior to Evercore ISI, Ms. Hourihan was an equity research associate at Deutsche Bank on the U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration and Production team. Ms. Hourihan holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.
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