Brian Sullivan is co-anchor of CNBC's "Street Signs " (Mondays-Friday, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. ET). He joined CNBC in May 2011 and is based at the network's Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Sullivan has more than 15 years of financial broadcasting experience, having served as an anchor at Fox Business Network and prior to that as producer, reporter and anchor at Bloomberg Television.
He is recognized as one of the first financial journalists to highlight the risks of the housing bubble and his 2007 special "Subprime Shockwaves" won the NY CPA Society Excellence in Financial Journalism award and was nominated for the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award.
Prior to joining Bloomberg in 1997, Sullivan traded chemical commodities for Mitsubishi International.
Sullivan has a B.A. in political science from Virginia Tech, a law degree from Brooklyn Law School and is an avid auto racer.
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