Steven YadegariChief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn, LLC
Steven A. Yadegari is a recognized authority in the asset management and financial services industry. Mr. Yadegari has served for 16 years as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn, LLC, a registered investment adviser located in New York with more than three billion (US) in AUM, offering separate accounts, mutual funds, trusts, private funds and UCITS to a variety of institutional and high net worth clients. Mr. Yadegari was recently appointed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Asset Management Advisory Sub Committee for Small Advisors and Funds, which is comprised of distinguished industry participants and senior SEC leadership. Mr. Yadegari is a frequent contributor and keynote speaker at industry conferences, and has provided training to countless industry professionals, including SEC staff.
Mr. Yadegari is an adjunct professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and teaches in the areas of dispute resolution and negotiation. Mr. Yadegari devotes many hours to his community. Serving as a Past President of the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York, a not-for-profit organization, and is a Past President and current Chairman of the Board of the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation.
Mr. Yadegari received a BA from Brandeis University and earned his JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Mr. Yadegari has been awarded an honorary Master’s Degree from the CCO University, a division of the Regulatory Compliance Association for which he serves as an advisor and senior fellow.