Neal Kaufman

Neal Kaufman Vice President, Portfolio Manager


Neal joined Baron in 2005 as a research analyst and has 20 years of research experience. In 2018 he was named portfolio manager of Baron Health Care Fund. From 2001 to 2005, Neal worked at Credit Suisse First Boston as a vice president and managed a portfolio in the Equity Proprietary Trading group. From 1996 to 2001, Neal practiced corporate law in New York. Neal graduated cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in History in 1993, from Columbia Law School with a J.D. in 1996 and from Columbia Business School with an Executive M.B.A. in 2002.


  • Why - and How to - Invest in Health Care: Neal Kaufman Talks to MarketWatch

    October 12, 2021 -

    Neal Kaufman, portfolio manager of Baron Health Care Fund, and the Fund’s assistant portfolio manager Josh Riegelhaupt, lay out the five principles that guide them in finding the kinds of innovative – and often little known – stocks they prefer. Click here to read more.

  • Seeking Alpha Features Baron Health Care Fund

    December 28, 2020 -

    In a December 28, 2020, article, Baron Health Care Fund portfolio manager Neal Kaufman and assistant portfolio manager Josh Riegelhaupt are described as active managers “with a great reputation for finding the best choices.” Read the full article here (subscription required for access).

  • Baron Launches Health Care Fund

    April 30, 2018 -

    Baron is pleased to announce the introduction of Baron Health Care Fund, the latest addition to our range of investment vehicles designed to meet our clients’ needs.