Managing Partner, Bahnsen Group
WHY: Left Morgan Stanley in 2015 to start own firm, which has grown from $600M to $1.6B AUM. Known for taking conservative views; is on board of National Review. Often appears on CNBC, Fox Business news. Is “dear friend” of President Donald Trump adviser Larry Kudlow. USC football fan. Wife Joleen, three children.
RECENT: Last year named one of Barron’s Top 100 independent advisers.
QUOTABLE: “How strong is the market in Orange County? I pay almost the same per square foot for my Newport Center Drive office as I do for my midtown Manhattan space! Newport Center has kept a cachet and visibility off the strength of its tenants that cannot be ignored.”
FUN FACTS: Favorite films: “Shawshank Redemption,” “Wall Street”; favorite band as a kid: U2.