Peter served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of General Officer of ClearBridge Asset Management Inc. (ClearBridge Investments, LLC) from 2009 through 2011. Prior to this, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at the various funds in the fund complex of Neuberger Funds at Neuberger Investment Management, Inc. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Denali Fund, Inc. from 2000 to 2007.

Peter also previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of ClearBridge Advisors LLC. He joined ClearBridge Advisors in 2009, working closely with the senior management team to enhance the firm’s strength in mutual funds and separately managed accounts; and to extend its equity strategies into new areas of opportunity. He was also the President, Chief Executive Vice President of Neuberger Berman Holdings LLC beginning in 1998 and its Director from 1999 to 2003. During that same period, he also held the posts of Executive Vice President at Neuberger Berman Group LLC, where he headed the mutual funds and institutional business at the firm; and Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Neuberger Berman, LLC, heading mutual funds and institutional sales.