Paul E Ferrante, CFA, CFP, Associate, is a member of Private Investor’s Trust Management Team within BlackRock’s Alpha Strategies Group. As a Portfolio Specialist he is actively involved in the implementation of the Trust Team’s ETF, Managed Fund and SMA Strategies, and generally supports the Trust Team’s Portfolio Managers. Mr. Ferrante is also the VP of Membership for BlackRock Speaks NJ.
Mr. Ferrante’s service with the firm dates back to 2007 when he was hired as a senior portfolio specialist on the Trust Management Team. His industry experience dates back to 2001 when he was hired as an Investment Advisor in Merrill Lynch’s Financial Advisory Center. At Merrill Lynch, he delivered investment solutions to clients based upon their goals and objectives.
Mr. Ferrante is a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), and the Financial Planning Association (FPA). He earned an MA degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009, an MBA degree from the Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business in 2005, and a BS degree from Caldwell University in 1999.
Friends & colleagues,
I hope you are all enjoying the summer (winter for those in the southern hemisphere). The U.S. National debt will reach $20 trillion by the time the next President is inaugurated with no end in sight. The biggest contributors to the national debt, entitlements, are growing due to the aging population, a declining labor force, and, of course, the inability for Washington DC to get anything done. One way or another, the bill will come due at some…Continue