Baird Analysts Recognized in StarMine Analyst Awards

Eleven Senior Research Analysts Recognized in 2019

StarMine Analyst Awards
We’re pleased to share Baird’s equity research analysts were honored among the industry’s best in the 2019 StarMine Analyst Awards by Refinitiv. This recognition marks the firm’s 19th consecutive year on the list.

 

The StarMine Analyst Awards by Refinitiv (formerly known as the Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards) measure the performance of analysts’ buy/sell recommendations and the accuracy of their earnings estimates.

"These recognitions reflect our team’s commitment to providing high-quality, objective, actionable research," said David Tarantino, Baird’s Director of Equity Research. "We are proud of our analysts’ exceptional work. I congratulate all of our recognized analysts and their teams on this honor."

In addition to these recognitions, Baird’s Institutional Equities & Research team earned high marks in Greenwich Associates’ 2019 surveys of institutional fund managers. The firm ranked No. 1 for overall quality in sales, corporate access and research and earned numerous other No. 1 rankings in other survey categories. Learn more about Baird's 2019 Greenwich survey results.

2019 Awardees
Michael Bellisario Michael J. Bellisario was recognized as the No. 2 earnings estimator in Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). He is supported by Amanda M. Sweitzer, CFA, Senior Research Associate and Shannon Geaslin, Research Coordinator.
Richard Eastman Richard C. Eastman was recognized as the No. 1 stock picker in Electronic Equipment & Instruments. He is supported by Robert W. Mason, CFA, Senior Research Associate and Brenda Frazier, Senior Research Coordinator.
Tristan Gerra Tristan Gerra was recognized as the No. 3 earnings estimator in Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment. He is supported by Dustin Scaringe, Research Analyst and Brenda Frazier, Senior Research Coordinator.
Benjamin Hartford Benjamin J. Hartford, CFA was recognized as the No. 3 earnings estimator in Air Freight & Logistics. He is supported by Andy B. Reed, Research Analyst and Marissa DuKatz, Research Specialist.
Jeff D. Johnson, O.D., CFA was recognized as the No. 3 stock picker in Health Care Equipment & Supplies. He is supported by Korinne Wolfmeyer, Research Analyst and Amy Waltz, Senior Research Specialist.
Jonathan Komp Jonathan R. Komp, CFA was recognized as the No. 2 stock picker in Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods. He is supported by Steven Nowotarski, Research Analyst and Grace McCormick, Research Coordinator.
David Manthey David J. Manthey, CFA was recognized as the No. 2 earnings estimator in Trading Companies & Distributors. He is supported by Luke L. Junk, CFA, Senior Research Associate, Quinn T. Fredrickson, Research Associate and Gina Walter, Research Coordinator.
Jeff Meuler Jeffrey P. Meuler, CFA was recognized as the No. 1 earnings estimator in Professional Services. He is supported by Steven Pawlak, Research Associate and Amy Waltz, Senior Research Specialist.
Catherine Ramsey Schulte was recognized as the No. 1 stock picker in Life Sciences Tools & Services. She is supported by Thomas Peterson, Research Analyst and Gina Walter, Research Coordinator
Andrew J. Wittmann, CFA was recognized as the No. 3 earnings estimator in Construction & Engineering. He is supported by Justin P. Hauke, Senior Research Associate and Brenda Frazier, Senior Research Coordinator.
Timothy Wojs, CFA was recognized as the No. 3 earnings estimator in Building Products. He is supported by Joshua K. Chan, CFA, Senior Research Associate and Marissa DuKatz, Research Specialist.