Above All
Ideas Insights and Advice for your Enlightenment


I am a retired portfolio manager and security analyst and the sole proprietor of a newly formed consulting firm named Above All Advisors LLC. (FYI - I live on Above All Road.) My offices remain in NYC with my previous firm, an investment manager named Cumberland Associates, and I continue to have a role there as a consultant. The most relevant details of my life and experience are outlined below.I also hope to become a published author - keep in touch with this web site for further details if you are interested in the investment world and in baseball.


Professional Career
2000-present Consultant & Private Investor - Above All Advisors LLC in formation
1972-1999 Cumberland Associates LLC(as below)
1996-1999 CA -Chief Investment Strategist
1982-1995 CA -Co-Managing Partner
1977-1981 CA -General Partner
1972-1976 CA -Security Analyst
1969-1972 Rudman Associates -General Partner
1968-1969 Smith Barney & Co. - Research Dept.
1966-1968 U.S. Public Health Service -Officer
1963-1966 Travelers Insurance Co. - Actuarial Dept.

Professional Certifications
CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst
ASA - Associate, Society of Actuaries

1959-1963 Wesleyan University B.A. Quantitative Studies
Distinguished Alumnus Award
1957-1959 Phillips Exeter Academy

1987-present -The Cato Institute -current member of executive committee
1993-present -GOPAC
1996-present -Foundation for the Advancement of Monetary Education
1989-1999 Phillips Exeter Academy board incl. 1992-1999 board V.P. and chair of executive and investment committees
Also previously was member of boards of the First United Methodist Church and YWCA of Montclair.N.J.

Other Interests - Public Policy, Education and Long Distance Running (I have completed the past 26 consecutive NYC marathons.)

Married since 1963 with two adult daughters
Born June 5,1942 in Manchester,CT.