Matthew J. Diserio cofounded Water Asset Management, which invests globally in water-related companies and assets including water utilities, water infrastructure, and water resources. Prior to cofounding Water Asset Management LLC, Diserio was the portfolio manager of global long-short equity funds at Schafer Cullen Small Cap LP and Diserio Partners LP. Previously, he was a general partner and portfolio manager at Water Street Capital. Diserio spent his first 12 years professionally as a senior equity analyst covering special situations at PaineWebber and in institutional equities sales at Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette. Diserio graduated from Bowdoin College in 1981 with a BA in government and history.