Toll Brothers, Inc
Stephen East, CFA, currently sits on the Board of Directors of Toll Brothers, Inc., the 5th largest homebuilder in the U.S. and previously was one of the country’s preeminent Wall Street Housing analysts. He is widely recognized as an influential expert on the housing economy and new construction industry. With 30+ years of wide-ranging research and industry experience, Stephen is well-known for his focus on strategy, managerial talent and capital structure. Stephen sits on the Audit and Executive Compensation committees of Toll Brothers’ Board. He spent 25 years in equity research and investment management, including his roles as Director of Research. Before retiring, Stephen was II ranked for numerous years, including multiple years ranked No. 1 in the annual Institutional Investor analyst survey for Homebuilding & Building Products. Stephen is a CFA Charterholder and is considered a Financial Expert by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He earned an MBA from the University of Missouri and a BS in Finance from Arkansas State University, which he attended on an athletic scholarship.