Mark A. Boyar, President of Boyar Asset Management, Inc. a Registered Investment Adviser has worked as a securities analyst since 1968. He began actively managing money in 1975 and formed Boyar Asset Management in 1983. In October 1987 a group headed by Mark A. Boyar acquired control of American Corporate Ltd., a closed end fund listed on the Sydney Stock Exchange, which was trading at a deep discount to its net asset value. Five years later he liquidated the fund at a premium to net asset value. In May 1998, Mr. Boyar launched his first mutual fund, The Boyar Value Fund (BOYAX). In addition, Mr. Boyar has published a monthly research report since 1975 entitled Asset Analysis Focus (AAF). This publication (which is currently published by Boyar’s Intrinsic Value Research LLC.) identifies and evaluates companies Mr. Boyar feels are intrinsically undervalued.
Since joining Fieldpoint Private in 2010, Mr. Matthews has led the firm to wealth management asset growth of over 300%, and status as one of the most-watched new players in wealth management. Prior to joining Fieldpoint Private, he led Citigroup's Global Wealth Advisory Services, where he was responsible for a $120 billion balance sheet and served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee. There, he oversaw a global team of thousands of professionals, responsible for Global Lending, Global Wealth Planning, Financial Planning Services, Executive Financial Services, Domestic and International Trust and Middle Market Investment Banking.
Prior to his Global Wealth Advisory Services role, Mr. Matthews served in a series of positions for Smith Barney, including Divisional Manager for the Northeast Division, Regional Director for New England, and Branch Office Manager. He began his career as a Financial Advisor in 1981.
Richard Repetto is a Principal of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. His research coverage includes the eBrokerage, Execution Venues and eSpecialty Finance Sectors. Mr. Repetto has received numerous accolades for his equity research. He has earned numerous industry awards, including Analyst of the Year in 2010 by Financial Times/Starmine.
Mr. Repetto was previously a Managing Director at Putnam Lovell NBF. This position followed his work at Lehman Brothers, where he established the firm’s research coverage of the Internet Financial Services Sector. Mr. Repetto holds a B.S. in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy, and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Michael Santoli is a Senior Columnist for @YahooFinance, Yahoo video host, frequent CNBC contributor, and a longtime Barron's writer.