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Brian Kessens

Brian Kessens, CFA*
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

Mr. Brian Kessens joined Tortoise Capital Advisors in 2008. He is a managing director and portfolio manager and serves as president of the Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. and Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. closed-end funds. He was a vice president in Citigroup’s global energy investment banking practice. Prior to Citigroup, he served as a field artillery officer in the U.S. Army. Mr. Kessens earned a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School in New York and a Bachelor of Science in economics from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is a CFA® charterholder.


Firm Overview (At 9/30/2017)

  • Assets
    Approximately $20.2 billion under advisement 
  • Founded
  • Employees
  • Offices

    World Headquarters - Leawood, KS
    New York, NY
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wilton, CT
    Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg