Emerald Expands with Institutional Sales Team Addition

LANCASTER, Pa.--()--Emerald Asset Management, Inc., an investment holding company with approximately $3.0 billion in assets, has announced that experienced institutional sales and client services professional Andrew J. Eras, CFA has joined the Emerald team. Emerald Founder and CEO Joseph E. Besecker announced that Mr. Eras has joined subsidiary company Emerald Advisers, Inc. as Vice President - Institutional Sales & Marketing. He will be responsible for developing and maintaining Emerald’s relationships with consultants and institutions, working in collaboration with Emerald’s sales and client services teams.

Prior to joining Emerald, Andrew was director of institutional asset management for Stralem & Company. He was a vice president with Bernstein Investment Research and Management where he spent three years as a pension advisor to the Institutional Sales Group. He joined Bernstein after five years as institutional sales manager at The Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi. Prior to that he spent five years as internal wholesaler in the Capital Markets Group at Prudential Securities and five years as a Vice President at Dreyfus Securities. Mr. Eras is a member of the CFA Institute and NYSSA and is a CFA Charterholder. He received his BA from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany.

“We are excited that Andrew is joining our team as we continue to increase assets under management and build our relationships and reputation in the institutional plan sponsor and consultant channels,” said Mr. Besecker. “Emerald is proud of the relationships, assets and results we have built over the past twenty-one years and look forward to continuing to grow our sales and marketing efforts.” Emerald and its subsidiaries maintain offices in King of Prussia, West Conshohocken and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Oceanside, California. Its global headquarters is located in Leola, PA.

Founded in 1991, Emerald Asset Management, Inc. is a diversified investment management company that operates thru its wholly-owned subsidiaries Emerald Advisers Inc., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Separate Account Management LLC, Emerald Direct Lending Advisers LLC and Emerald Fixed Income Advisers LLC. Assets managed by these companies totaled approximately $3.0 billion as of March 31, 2014. “Driven by Research,” Emerald employs an intense fundamental, research-focused investment philosophy and focuses primarily on growth-oriented equity investing and high-quality disciplined fixed-income investing.

Emerald Asset Management, Inc.
3175 Oregon Pike
Leola, PA 17540
717.556.8900
800.722.4123
www.TeamEmerald.com

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Emerald Asset Management, Inc.
Joseph E. Besecker, 717-556-8900

Andrew J. Eras, CFA Vice President - Institutional Sales & Marketing Emerald Advisers, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

Andrew J. Eras, CFA Vice President - Institutional Sales & Marketing Emerald Advisers, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Andrew J. Eras, CFA has joined Emerald Advisers, Inc. as Vice President - Institutional Sales & Marketing.

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Emerald Asset Management, Inc.
Joseph E. Besecker, 717-556-8900