The Gabelli Global Financial Services Fund Class AAA
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    Portfolio Manager(s) Bios


    Ian Lapey
    Prior to joining Gabelli Funds, Ian Lapey was most recently a Research Analyst and Partner at Moerus Capital Management LLC. Prior to joining Moerus, Lapey was a Partner, Research Analyst, and Portfolio Manager at Third Avenue Management. In 2009 he was appointed Co-Manager of the firm's flagship Third Avenue Value Fund alongside legendary value investor Marty Whitman, and was subsequently named sole Portfolio Manager of that fund in 2012.

    Prior to joining Third Avenue in 2001, Lapey held equity research analyst positions at Credit Suisse First Boston and Salomon Brothers. He began his career in 1991 as a staff accountant for Ernst & Young and is a CPA (inactive). Mr. Lapey holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Statistics from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He also holds a Masters in Accounting from Northeastern University and a B.A. in Economics from Williams College.