Growing and managing multibillion dollar portfolios for Morgan Stanley ($3B) and TIAA ($10B) during his 30+ year career on Wall Street, Barnet Sherman also started his own hedge fund and wrote extensively on the capital markets for Forbes, where he continues to write as a Senior Contributor.
Now a Professor at Boston University, he draws on these experiences in his Corporate Finance, Accounting, and Multinational Finance and Trade classes to give the graduate students practical, real-world insights on these complex topics.
Widely regarded as a subject matter expert in his field, he has served on numerous Boards of Directors to offer guidance and advice. His perspectives on investing and the capital markets have been noted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg, The New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, CNBC, and Inc. among other publications.
His consulting firm, The Tenbar Group, advises public companies, private equity impact fund portfolio companies and mission-driven start-up clients in the investment management, healthcare, senior care, and housing sectors on strategic transactions, investment banking, finance, business development, and valuations.
Mr. Sherman also served as a Congressional Aide (98th Congress, 2nd District-NY). He worked to introduce legislation benefitting handicapped Americans, drawing wide bipartisan support in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. He’s testified in U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court and for the Securities and Exchange Commission in Administrative Hearings.
He is an Eagle Scout, ran and finished the NYC Marathon (4:09:44), completed the Wine, Spirits, and Education Trust Level III Certification, and launched a limited-run podcast series. As a SAG Member, he’s performed in film and television, training at Strasberg Studios for acting and Second City for improv.
Mr. Sherman earned his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University and his masters from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. He now lives with his wonderful wife Jennifer and her cat in Hingham, Massachusetts.