About Steve

Steve Percoco founded Lark Research in 1991 as an independent provider of investment research.  He is a generalist with a good working knowledge of real estate, utilities, oil & gas, industrials and other sectors.  He analyzes both the stocks and (investment grade/high yield/distressed) bonds of corporate issuers.  From 2001 to 2017, Steve published the Income Builder, newsletter.  Steve currently offers investment research services to institutional investors and publishes articles and research reports occasionally on the Lark Research website and on Seeking Alpha.

Steve is a member of the CFA Society – New York (formerly the New York Society of Security Analysts or NYSSA). From 1994-2004, he chaired NYSSA’s Committee for Improved Corporate Reporting and produced numerous industry conferences and programs.  From 1996-2002, he served on NYSSA’s Board of Directors.  He was given the Society’s Volunteer-of-the-Year award in 1995, 1996, 2001 and 2002.

Prior to founding Lark Research, Steve served as Vice President in the High Yield Corporate Bond Research Department at Salomon Brothers (1987-1990) and as an investment officer at Bank of Boston (1983-1987).

From 1994 to 2010, Steve chaired the Springfield NJ Investor Education Group of the American Association of Individual Investors.  He served as a member of the FASB’s User Advisory Council from 2004 to 2006.

Steve is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Business School.

Contact information:

Stephen P. Percoco
Lark Research, Inc.
839 Dewitt Street
Linden, NJ  07036-4004
Telephone:  (908) 448-2246