Barry T. Smitherman net worth and biography

Barry Smitherman Biography and Net Worth

Director of CenterPoint Energy
Barry Smitherman serves as Director of the Company. He is the principal of Barry Smitherman, P.C. and a former partner in the energy regulatory group at Vinson & Elkins LLP. He served as Texas Railroad Commissioner from 2011 through 2014, and was Chairman of the Commission from March 2012 through August 2014. Prior to joining the TX RRC, Mr. Smitherman was Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, a position he held from November 2007 through July 2011. His service as a PUCT Commissioner began in April 2004. Over this time period, he served two terms on the U.S. Department of Energy Electricity Advisory Committee, on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), Chairman of the NARUC Gas Committee, on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Board of Directors, and on the Regional State Committee of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). Prior to beginning public service, Mr. Smitherman spent 16 years as a public finance investment banker with J.P. Morgan Securities, The First Boston Corporation, Lazard, and Banc One Capital Markets.

What is Barry T. Smitherman's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Barry T. Smitherman is at least $599,592.80 as of November 7th, 2022. Mr. Smitherman owns 20,534 shares of CenterPoint Energy stock worth more than $599,593 as of February 5th. This net worth approximation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Smitherman may own. Learn More about Barry T. Smitherman's net worth.

How do I contact Barry T. Smitherman?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Smitherman and other CenterPoint Energy executives is 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston TX, 77002. CenterPoint Energy can also be reached via phone at (713) 207-1111. Learn More on Barry T. Smitherman's contact information.

Has Barry T. Smitherman been buying or selling shares of CenterPoint Energy?

Barry T. Smitherman has not been actively trading shares of CenterPoint Energy in the last ninety days. Most recently, on Monday, November 7th, Barry T. Smitherman bought 8,005 shares of CenterPoint Energy stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $28.38 per share, with a total value of $227,181.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 20,534 shares of the company's stock, valued at $582,754.92. Learn More on Barry T. Smitherman's trading history.

Who are CenterPoint Energy's active insiders?

CenterPoint Energy's insider roster includes Leslie Biddle (Director), David Lesar (Director), Barry Smitherman (Director), and Jason Wells (CFO). Learn More on CenterPoint Energy's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of CenterPoint Energy?

During the last twelve months, CenterPoint Energy insiders bought shares 1 times. They purchased a total of 8,005 shares worth more than $227,181.90. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 7th when Director Barry T Smitherman bought 8,005 shares worth more than $227,181.90. Insiders at CenterPoint Energy own 0.1% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at CenterPoint Energy.

Information on this page was last updated on 11/7/2022.

Barry T. Smitherman Insider Trading History at CenterPoint Energy

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/7/2022Buy8,005$28.38$227,181.9020,534View SEC Filing Icon  
11/8/2021Sell16,910$26.50$448,115.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Barry T. Smitherman Buying and Selling Activity at CenterPoint Energy

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CenterPoint Energy Company Overview

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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of power generation and distribution. It operates through the following segments: CenterPoint Energy, Houston Electric, and CERC. The CenterPoint Energy segment consists of electric transmission and distribution services in the Texas gulf coast area in the ERCOT region and electric transmission and distribution services primarily to southwestern Indiana and includes power generation and wholesale power operations in the MISO region. The Houston Electric segment consists of electric transmission services to transmission services customers in the ERCOT region and distribution services to REPs serving the Texas gulf coast area. The CERC segment covers the Restructuring consisting of intrastate natural gas sales to, and natural gas transportation and distribution for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional customers in Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio and Texas, and permanent pipeline connections through interconnects with various interstate and intrastate pipeline companies through CEIP. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
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