Value investing redefined

The Oakmark family of mutual funds is an extension of Harris Associates’ value-focused approach to investing. For more about our selection of funds, visit

The Oakmark Funds

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606
1-800-OAKMARK (625-6275)

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Michael J. Pietras

Deputy Chief Compliance Officer & Compliance Manager

  • B.S., DePaul University, 1995
  • Compliance Manager at Driehaus Capital Management, 2004-05 and 2000-02; Director of Compliance at PMA Financial Network, 2002-04; Senior Compliance Examiner at FINRA and its predecessor NASD Regulation, Inc., 1998-2000; Senior Investigator at the Chicago Board of Trade, 1995-98; Senior Market Analyst at Chicago Board Options Exchange, 1989-93
  • 36 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2005
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We do value investing differently

At Harris Associates, we don’t have an opinion about how equities will perform this year, if a recession will start or if the political parties will produce pro-growth candidates during the next election cycle. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.