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GAMCO Investors Inc (GBL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mario Gabelli

74 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer - Value Portfolios

Douglas Jamieson

62 2016 President and Chief Operating Officer of GAMCO Asset Management Inc

Kevin Handwerker

60 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Bruce Alpert

65 2008 Senior Vice President

Kieran Caterina

44 2016 Senior Vice President, Co-Chief Accounting Officer

Diane LaPointe

59 2016 Senior Vice President, Co-Chief Accounting Officer

Agnes Mullady

58 2016 Senior Vice President; President and Chief Operating Officer - Fund Division

Henry Van der Eb

71 2004 Senior Vice President

Robert Prather

72 2004 Lead Independent Director

Elisa Wilson

44 2009 Director

Edwin Artzt

85 2004 Independent Director

Raymond Avansino

73 2008 Independent Director

Leslie Daniels

69 2016 Independent Director

Eugene McGrath

75 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mario Gabelli

Mr. Mario Joseph Gabelli is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer - Value Portfolios the Company. He also serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of the Value Team of GAMCO Asset Management Inc., the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Mr. Gabelli has served as Executive Chairman of Associated Capital Group, Inc. (“Associated Capital”) since May 2015 and previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Associated Capital from May 2015 until November 2016. Associated Capital is a public company containing the alternative investment management business, institutional research services business and certain cash and other assets that were spun-off from GAMCO in November 2015. Mr. Gabelli served as portfolio manager for Teton Advisors, Inc. (“Teton”) from 1998 to February 2017. Since March 1, 2017, GAMCO serves as a subadvisor to Teton, and Mr. Gabelli serves as portfolio manager under that subadvisory agreement. Teton is an asset management company which was spun-off from the Company in March 2009. Mr. Gabelli has served as Chairman of LICT Corporation (“LICT”), a public company engaged in broadband transport and other communications services, from 2004 to the present and has been the Chief Executive Officer of LICT since December 2010. He has also served as a director of CIBL, Inc., a holding company with operations in telecommunications that was spun off from LICT in 2007, from 2007 to the present, and as the Chairman of Morgan Group Holding Co., a public holding company, from 2001 to the present.

Douglas Jamieson

Mr. Douglas R. Jamieson is President and Chief Operating Officer of GAMCO Asset Management Inc., a subsidiary of the Company. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from August 2004 to November 2016. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Capital Group, Inc. since November 2016. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of GAMCO Asset Management Inc. from 1986 to 2004 and has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of GAMCO Asset Management Inc. since 2004 and as a director of GAMCO Asset Management Inc. from 1991 to the present. Mr. Jamieson also serves as President and a director of Gabelli & Company Investment Advisers, Inc. (“GCIA”) (f/k/a Gabelli Securities, Inc.) (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Associated Capital) and GAMCO Asset Management (UK) Ltd. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company). Mr. Jamieson served on the Board of Teton from 2005 through 2010. Mr. Jamieson also serves as a director of several Investment Partnerships that are managed by GCIA. Mr. Jamieson was a securities analyst with Gabelli & Company, Inc. (now known as G.research, LLC) the broker-dealer subsidiary of Associated Capital, from 1981 to 1986. He was a director of GGCP from December 2005 through December 2009, and served as an advisor to the GGCP board through 2010.

Kevin Handwerker

Mr. Kevin Handwerker is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He has also served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Associated Capital since December 2015. Mr. Handwerker was Managing Director at Neuberger Berman LLC from 2000 through October 2013. Previously, Mr. Handwerker held senior positions in National Financial Partners Corp. and J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc. He began his law career at Shearman & Sterling LLP, representing financial institutions and other entities in public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions and merchant banking transactions. Mr. Handwerker received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law after earning his B.S. in Accounting, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany.

Bruce Alpert

Mr. Bruce N. Alpert, CPA is Senior Vice President of the Company. He served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gabelli Funds, LLC or its predecessor from 1988 to 1999, and became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gabelli Funds, LLC in 1999. Since 1989, Mr. Alpert has been a Vice President of G.research, LLC, a subsidiary of Associated Capital Group, Inc. Mr. Alpert is an officer of certain of the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds. Mr. Alpert also served as a director of Teton Advisors, Inc. from 1998 through May 2012, and was its President from 1998 through 2008 and Chairman from 2008 through 2010. He served as Chief Compliance Officer of the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds from 2012 through 2014 and Gabelli Funds, LLC from 2012 through March 2015. From 1986 until June 1988, he worked at the InterCapital Division of Dean Witter as Vice President and Treasurer of the mutual funds sponsored by Dean Witter. From 1983 through 1986, he worked at Smith Barney Harris Upham & Co. (“Smith Barney”) as Vice President in the Financial Services Division and as Vice President and Treasurer of the mutual funds sponsored by Smith Barney. Prior to Smith Barney, Mr. Alpert was an Audit Manager and Specialist at Price Waterhouse in the Investment Company Industry Services Group, where he was employed from 1975 through 1983. Mr. Alpert is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kieran Caterina

Mr. Kieran Caterina is Senior Vice President, Co-Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He has served as Co-Principal Financial Officer of the Company since July 2015, as Co-Chief Accounting Officer of the Company since 2012, and as Senior Vice President of the Company since 2011. Mr. Caterina earlier served as Vice President and Co-Principal Accounting Officer of the Company from 2008 to 2012, as Vice President and Acting Co-Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2008 and as Controller from 2002 to 2008. Mr. Caterina joined GAMCO in March 1998 as a staff accountant. He received his M.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University after earning his B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego.

Diane LaPointe

Ms. Diane M. LaPointe is Senior Vice President, Co-Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. She has served as Co-Principal Financial Officer of the Company since July 2015, as Co-Chief Accounting Officer of the Company since 2012, and as Senior Vice President of the Company since 2011. She has also served as the Financial and Operations Principal of G.distributors, LLC, the Company’s broker-dealer subsidiary, since 2011. Ms. LaPointe earlier served as Vice President and Co-Principal Accounting Officer of the Company from 2008 to 2012 and as Acting Co-Chief Financial Officer of the Company from 2007 to 2008. From 2004 until early 2016, she also served as Vice President and Controller of GCIA (f/k/a Gabelli Securities, Inc.) (a former subsidiary of the Company which became a subsidiary of Associated Capital in November 2015) and its broker-dealer subsidiary, G.research, LLC. Prior to joining the Company in June 2004, Ms. LaPointe was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Security Capital Corporation and had previously held several senior financial positions at Ultramar PLC, including Director of Worldwide Financial Reporting and Director of Corporate Finance. She began her career at KPMG. She received her M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business after earning her B.A. from Wesleyan University. Ms. LaPointe is a Certified Public Accountant.

Agnes Mullady

Ms. Agnes Mullady is Senior Vice President; President and Chief Operating Officer - Fund Division of the Company. She has served as a Senior Vice President of the Company since 2008, as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Open End Fund Division of Gabelli Funds, LLC since 2011, as a Vice President of Gabelli Funds, LLC since 2006, and since 2011, as Chief Executive Officer of G.distributors, LLC, one of the Company's broker-dealer subsidiaries. Ms. Mullady also serves as an officer of all of the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds. Ms. Mullady served as the President of the Closed-End Fund Division of Gabelli Funds, LLC from 2007 through 2010. In addition, she oversees the financial reporting of the affiliated open and closed-end funds for the Company. Prior to joining the Company in December 2005, Ms. Mullady was a Senior Vice President at U.S. Trust Company and Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Excelsior Funds from 2004 through 2005.

Henry Van der Eb

Mr. Henry G. Van der Eb is Senior Vice President of the Company. He is a senior advisor to management in all aspects of business. He has served as a Senior Vice President with Gabelli Funds, LLC and GAMCO Asset Management Inc. since October 1999, when he joined the Company after managing his privately held investment advisory firm (Mathers and Company, Inc.), which was acquired by the Company in October 1999. Mr. Van der Eb is a portfolio manager for the Company and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Robert Prather

Mr. Robert S. Prather, Jr. is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He has been a director of the Company since May 2004 and serves as the lead independent director. Mr. Prather has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Media LLC, a private owner of television stations and media properties, since September 2013. He was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company, from September 2002 until June 2013. Mr. Prather was an Executive Vice President of Gray Television, Inc. from 1996 until September 2002. He was also a director of Gray Television, Inc. Mr. Prather has served as Chairman of the Board at Southern Community Newspapers, Inc., a publishing and communication company, since December 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Bull Run Corporation, a sports and affinity marketing and management company, from 1992 until its merger into Triple Crown Media, Inc. in December 2005. Since 2009, he has served as a director of a firm formerly known as Gaylord Entertainment Company, originally a hospitality and entertainment company which converted into a real estate investment trust under the name Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. in October 2012. Mr. Prather has also served as a director of Diebold, Incorporated ("Diebold") since 2013.

Elisa Wilson

Ms. Elisa M. Wilson is Director of the Company. She is President and a trustee of the Gabelli Foundation, Inc., a Nevada private charitable trust. In addition, she is a shareholder of GGCP. Ms. Wilson also serves as a director of the American Red Cross. She earned a BA from Boston College and an MA/EDM from Columbia University. Ms. Wilson has been a professional staff member of GAMCO since 1999 but has been on an unpaid leave for several years.

Edwin Artzt

Mr. Edwin L. Artzt is Independent Director of the Company. He served as a senior advisor to GGCP from September 2003 to December 2008 and was a senior advisor to Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co., a private equity firm, from April 2001 to April 2008. Mr. Artzt held various senior executive management positions during his 42 year career (from 1953 to 1995) at The Procter & Gamble Company, a global manufacturer of consumer products, and served as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1990 until 1995. He also served as the senior director of Barilla S.p.A. Italy from 1995 until 1998. Mr. Artzt was a director of American Express from 1991 to 2002, Delta Airlines from 1990 to 2002 and GTE from 1992 to 2002.

Raymond Avansino

Mr. Raymond C. Avansino, Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. He has been the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The E. L. Wiegand Foundation of Reno, Nevada, a Nevada private charitable trust, since 1982. Mr. Avansino is the Chairman and President of Miami Oil Producers, Inc., a private corporation with investments in oil and gas properties, real properties and securities. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Hilton Hotels Corporation from 1993 to 1996 and was a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission from 1981 to 1984. Mr. Avansino currently serves as a member of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Mr. Avansino was also a director of the Company from 2000 to 2006.

Leslie Daniels

Mr. Leslie B. Daniels is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves on the board of CSAT Solutions and Moeller Aerospace. Mr. Daniels was a former Chairman and is currently a Member of Florida’s State Board of Administration, Investment Advisory Council (IAC) as well as Commissioner of the Health Care District of Palm Beach County. Mr. Daniels was a founding partner of CAI Managers & Co., L.P. a private equity firm located in New York City from 1989 to 2014. He was previously President of Burdge, Daniels & Co., Inc., a company engaged as a principal in venture capital and buyout investments, as well as the trading of private placement securities. Prior to forming Burdge, Daniels & Co., Inc., Mr. Daniels was a Senior Vice President of Blyth, Eastman, Dillon & Co., having responsibility for the corporate fixed income sales and trading departments. Mr. Daniels is also a former Director of AeroSat Corporation, Aster-Cephac SA, Bioanalytical Systems, Inc., Douglas Machine & Tool Co., Inc., IVAX Corporation, MIM Corporation, MIST Inc., Mylan Laboratories Inc., NBS Technologies Inc. and Safeguard Health Enterprises Inc. Mr. Daniels also served as Chairman of TurboCombustor Technology Inc. and Zenith Laboratories, Inc.

Eugene McGrath

Mr. Eugene R. McGrath is Independent Director of the Company. He previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (“Con Ed”), a public utility company, from October 1997 until September 2005 and as Chairman until February 2006. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Con Ed’s subsidiary, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., from September 1990 until February 2006. Mr. McGrath has been a director of Sensus since 2010, was a director of Con Ed from 1989 to 2014, a director of AEGIS Insurance Services from 2003 to October 2016, and a director of Schering-Plough from 2000 to 2009.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mario Gabelli

75,965,296

Douglas Jamieson

4,273,360

Kevin Handwerker

927,410

Bruce Alpert

693,077

Kieran Caterina

--

Diane LaPointe

--

Agnes Mullady

1,557,360

Henry Van der Eb

552,721

Robert Prather

164,000

Elisa Wilson

100,000

Edwin Artzt

116,000

Raymond Avansino

150,000

Leslie Daniels

19,457

Eugene McGrath

129,000
As Of  30 Dec 2016