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Samberg reinvents Pequot

At 63, the stock picker from the Bronx is still searching for the right model

Art Samberg hadn't wanted to work in money management. He had been inspired by the space race started when the Soviet Union launched the grapefruit-sized Sputnik satellite and wanted to get involved. His dream took him to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned an undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering, before Samberg realized that he had made a big mistake and decided to change course.

"I had spent several years doing something that wasn't me, and I learned