Matt Breese | Institutional Equities and Research |… | Stephens

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Matt Breese

Managing Director

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Matthew Breese is a managing director and research analyst covering the Northeast Regional Banks. Prior to joining Stephens in 2019, Matt was a research analyst at Piper Jaffray Companies. Mr. Breese has focused on regional and community banks for more than a decade. StarMine named Mr. Breese the No. 3 stock picker in 2019 and 2018, the No. 1 stock picker in 2015, as well as the No. 3 earnings estimator in 2018 and 2015 for the thrift and mortgage finance segment. Mr. Breese began his career in 2008 with Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc.


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