Who are the Buyside's Investment Heroes?

By: SumZero Staff | Published: June 01, 2018 | Be the First to Comment


SumZero is the world's largest community of buyside investment professionals, with over 14,000 members. As part of their user profiles, SumZero members can optionally indicate who their investment heros are and what their favorite books are.

Warren Buffett was unsurprisingly the overwhelming favorite, with 257/1039 votes. He was followed by Seth Klarman, and colleague Charlie Munger. There was a long tail of investment heroes with 1-10 votes, including 'Anyone but Cramer', 'Abraham (from the Bible)', 'Scaramucci', and 'Heroes don't have heroes'.

SumZero Buyside's Investment Heroes

Warren Buffett: 257
Seth Klarman: 112
Charlie Munger: 60
Joel Greenblatt: 38
David Einhorn: 34
Howard Marks: 32
George Soros: 24
Peter Lynch: 20
Benjamin Graham: 18
David Tepper: 15


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