Richard A. Passafiume

Principal

Richard A. Passafiume is a Principal at Granite Investment Partners, LLC. Prior to Granite, Mr. Passafiume was a Director of Institutional and High Net Worth Markets at Transamerica Investment Management, LLC (TIM) and Transamerica Investment Services which he joined in 2002. He was responsible for business development and client service, managing several of the firm's largest institutional and registered investment advisory relationships. Prior to TIM, Mr. Passafiume served in a similar role with AEGON USA in the Retail and Advisory markets. Prior to AEGON's acquisition of Providian Corporation in 1998, Mr. Passafiume spent 2 years as Regional Sales Director for Providian and 3 years as a marketing associate for National Home Life. While at Transamerica, Mr. Passafiume was licensed in Series 6, 7, 26, 63, 65 and 66 through FINRA. Mr. Passafiume has 22 years of investment industry experience.