Robert S. Becker, Senior Vice President, is a portfolio manager for Cohen & Steers' infrastructure portfolios, including those focused on master limited partnerships. He has 26 years of infrastructure-related investment experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Mr. Becker was a portfolio manager and analyst for the Franklin Utilities Fund at Franklin Templeton Investments. Previously, he served as a utility equity research associate at Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Becker also worked in equity research for global utilities and transportation companies with Scudder, Stevens & Clark. 

Mr. Becker holds a BA in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from the University of California at Berkeley. He is based in New York.