Barnet Sherman is a director and portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Sherman manages the organization’s taxable and tax-exempt municipal bond strategies. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2010.
With over 29 years of investment experience, Mr. Sherman has advised to and managed assets for municipal bond mutual funds in the Colonial Group and Van Kampen Funds as well as high net worth individuals as a Founding Partner of Braintree Capital. A former Aide to United States Congressman Thomas J. Downey, his first job on Wall Street was a junior stockbroker with Prudential Bache Securities.
Mr. Sherman earned his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and a MPA from Columbia University. He also holds a Series 7 license and currently serves on the board of the Southern Municipal Finance Society. Published in his field, Mr. Sherman has written for The Handbook of Municipal Bonds and the Morgan Stanley Investment Management Journal. Mr. Sherman is also on the Forbes Investment Team and is a contributing columnist for Forbes.com.