| Berkowitz on Bloomberg TV after his keynote appearance. |
It's been quite a week for Bruce Berkowitz
. The star manager turned
53 on Monday, celebrated his 32nd wedding anniversary yesterday,
and today made his first keynote appearance at the Morningstar
Berkowitz, who was battling laryngitis, sat down for a one-on-one with
, Morningstar's president of fund research.
Berkowitz' keynote appearance comes as the Fairholme Fund [see profile]
is having what Phillips described as "not-so-terrific performance."
Berkowitz said the fund is currently undergoing a "painful period."
Still, the session was not without its light moments. One of them came
when Berkowitz was asked by Phillips to provide a background of St. Joe
Company to the audience.
"It's very simple," Berkowitz told conference attendees. "I grew up very poor in a one bedroom, I always wanted a backyard."
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