Mark Lear, CFA

Sr. Research Analyst
Sector Expertise
Additional Expertise
Large Cap E&P
Mark Lear is a managing director and senior research analyst covering the exploration and production sector at Piper Sandler. Lear joined the firm in 2020 from Jefferies where he had been head of E&P research for three years. He began his research career at Sidoti & Company in 2006 where he built the E&P franchise over a four-year period before moving to Credit Suisse where he served as a senior E&P analyst for seven years. Prior to entering equity research, he spent seven years as an equity and derivatives sales trader at Tullett Liberty and Wall Street Access. Lear holds a bachelor’s degree from Bates College and is a CFA Charterholder.

Universe Coverage

Large Cap E&P
DVNDevon Energy Corporation
FANGDiamondback Energy, Inc.
EOGEOG Resources, Inc.
MGYMagnolia Oil & Gas Corporation
MROMarathon Oil Corporation
MURMurphy Oil Corporation
PXDPioneer Natural Resources Company
BRYBerry Corporation
NOGNorthern Oil & Gas, Inc.
CTRACoterra Energy Inc.
VNOMViper Energy Partners LP
BSMBlack Stone Minerals, LP
RRCRange Resources Corporation
SWNSouthwestern Energy Company
CNXCNX Resources Corporation
CRKComstock Resources, Inc.
EQTEQT Corporation
PRPermian Resources Corporation
CHRDChord Energy Corp.
STRSitio Royalties Corp.
VTLEVital Energy, Inc.