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 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
BRYBerry Corporation
BSMBlack Stone Minerals, LP
MNRLBrigham Minerals, Inc.
CDEVCentennial Resource Development, Inc.
CNXCNX Resources Corporation
CRKComstock Resources, Inc.
CXOConcho Resources Inc.
CLRContinental Resources, Inc.
CTRACoterra Energy Inc.
DVNDevon Energy Corporation
FANGDiamondback Energy, Inc.
EOGEOG Resources, Inc.
EQTEQT Corporation
FLMNFalcon Minerals Corporation
GPORGulfport Energy Corporation
LPILaredo Petroleum, Inc.
MGYMagnolia Oil & Gas Corporation
MROMarathon Oil Corporation
MURMurphy Oil Corporation
NOGNorthern Oil & Gas, Inc.
OASOasis Petroleum Inc.
PXDPioneer Natural Resources Company
RRCRange Resources Corporation
SWNSouthwestern Energy Company
VNOMViper Energy Partners LP