Bruce Bent II is a native of New York City and has been around the financial industry since his youth. After earning his bachelor’s degree in 1991, Bruce joined Double Rock Corporation. This company specializes in money market funds and other short-term asset management products. Today he is the Vice Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the firm. During his career he has been very innovative and now has over 50 patents related to privately held industry asset management products. His financial products are sold through banks, qualified plans, broker-dealers, and retail channels.
Much has been written about Bruce Bent II, his career, and management style. He has been quoted by authors writing for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other prominent publications. He used to write his own column on investing that appeared in the China Press and World Journal. As an acknowledged expert on US patent law, he was quoted on the back cover of the book “The Corporate Insider’s Guide to U.S. Patent Practices”.
Double Rock Corporation is a major player in the trillion-dollar money market fund industry. The whole concept of money market funds originated with the co-founders of this company. The money market funds that Bruce Bent II manages gives people and corporations a way to save that isn’t as risky as other assets while paying more than a savings account would.
Outside of his career, Bruce enjoys volunteering his time for worthy causes. He served in a leadership capacity on the President’s Advisory Council of Scenic Houston. This organization protects, preserves, and restores the Hudson River. The Hudson River is an important resource for the people and wildlife of the region and keeping it pure is a big task.
Bruce is also a longtime member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. This group consists of about 10,000 youthful business leaders from around the globe. He used to serve Manhattan chapter, called Gotham, as its finance chairman.
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