Analyst Information


Mark Lear, CFA

Sr. Research Analyst

Mark Lear, CFA

Mark Lear is a managing director and senior research analyst covering the exploration and production sector at Simmons Energy. a division of 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:
Energy:   Large Cap E&P
APAApache Corporation
XECCimarex Energy Co.
CXOConcho Resources Inc.
CLRContinental Resources, Inc.
DVNDevon Energy Corporation
FANGDiamondback Energy, Inc.
EOGEOG Resources, Inc.
GPORGulfport Energy Corporation
MGYMagnolia Oil & Gas Corporation
MROMarathon Oil Corporation
MURMurphy Oil Corporation
PXDPioneer Natural Resources Company