equity management

Brian Bies, CFA

Managing Director

Brian Bies is a Managing Director. He joined Silvercrest in 2019 as a result of Silvercrest’s acquisition of Cortina Asset Management, where he was a founding principal. Mr. Bies has more than 20 years’ experience in the investment industry. He specializes in stock selection in the industrial, telecom, technology, and financial sectors. Mr. Bies began his investing career as a Domestic Equities Analyst for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. In 2000, he joined a small/mid cap domestic equity team at Strong Capital Management as an Equity Analyst. At the end of 2001, Mr. Bies moved to U.S. Bancorp Asset Management, now known as Nuveen Asset Management, as an Analyst and was soon promoted to Co-Manager of the First American Small Cap Growth Opportunity Fund and associated private accounts. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Mr. Bies received a B.S.B.A from Creighton University and an M.B.A from the University of Wisconsin.