Ted Gardner, CFA

Managing Director

Ted Gardner is a managing director and serves as a portfolio manager at Salient in the firm’s MLP complex. He oversees and coordinates all investment modeling, due diligence, company visits and management conferences.

Ted formerly served as portfolio manager and director of research at RDG Capital, LLC, a Houston-based asset management firm specializing in MLP investments. RDG was acquired by Salient in 2011. Previously, Ted served as a research analyst with Raymond James and Associates following approximately 35 MLPs in the pipeline, midstream, propane, maritime, and coal industries.

Ted is a CFA® charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, Cameron School of Business in Houston, Texas.

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