Mittleman Brothers, LLC Announces the Hiring of Laura Kate Garner as Chief Compliance Officer

NEW YORK--()--Mittleman Investment Management, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor wholly-owned by Mittleman Brothers, LLC, is pleased to announce that Laura Kate Garner has joined the firm as Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Garner will be responsible for the ongoing development and oversight of the firm’s compliance policies and procedures.

“I am very excited to join Mittleman Brothers, a firm known for its high integrity and long-term, value-oriented investment strategy. I welcome the opportunity to provide a fresh perspective within a supportive and collaborative culture.”

Ms. Garner replaces Shannon Brown as Chief Compliance Officer, who resigned from the company earlier this year to devote herself full-time to her family.

Ms. Garner has 14 years of experience in asset management compliance. She joins the firm from AIG Investments, where she was Compliance Manager, supervising the core compliance functions for the registered investment advisor, AIG Asset Management (U.S.), LLC and managed a team of compliance analysts to oversee allocations, anti-money laundering, best execution, code of ethics, privacy and regulatory reporting, and email surveillance. Prior to AIG, Ms. Garner was Senior Compliance Analyst at Jennison Associates LLC, where she was responsible for advisory compliance functions including anti-money laundering, policies and procedures, training, regulatory reporting and managing staff that covered code of ethics and compliance reporting for proprietary and third-party mutual fund sub-advisory clients. Ms. Garner was previously Compliance Associate at BlackRock, Inc. She started her career in the investment business in 1999 at Prudential Bank. Ms. Garner is also an accomplished musician, a lyric mezzo-soprano and performed with various regional opera companies and orchestras throughout the United States. She holds a Master of Music in Performance from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Music in Music Theory from Converse College.

Phil Mittleman, Managing Partner & President, commented, “We are delighted that Laura Kate has chosen to join our firm. This is a very important position, and her extensive compliance experience at well-regarded institutional asset managers is helpful as we continue to carefully grow our asset base of like-minded investors.”

Ms. Garner stated, “I am very excited to join Mittleman Brothers, a firm known for its high integrity and long-term, value-oriented investment strategy. I welcome the opportunity to provide a fresh perspective within a supportive and collaborative culture.”

About Mittleman Investment Management:

Mittleman Investment Management, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mittleman Brothers, LLC) is an SEC-registered investment advisor that provides discretionary portfolio management for high net worth individuals and institutions. Assets under management as of March 31, 2015 were $504 million. The Firm’s value oriented strategy is to invest in a concentrated portfolio of primarily common stocks, unrestricted as to market capitalization, of both domestic and international companies. The Firm pursues superior returns through long-term investments in those securities it deems to be significantly undervalued. For more information on the firm and its services, please visit our website at www.mittlemanbrothers.com or contact Evan Newman at 516.686.6200.

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Mittleman Investment Management, LLC
Evan Newman, 516-686-6200