EMAD A. ZIKRY, is the Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Vanderbilt Avenue Asset Management LLC. Vanderbilt’s client base includes Multi-national Corporations, Public Funds, Foundations/Endowments, and Taft Hartley accounts.
Previously, Emad was Chairman of Institutional Business at Pioneer Investments. Pioneer investments has more than $300 Billion in assets under management. The parent of Pioneer, UniCredit S.p.A., is the largest bank in Italy and the second largest bank in Europe. Pioneer had purchased Vanderbilt Capital Advisors, of which Emad was the founder and Chief Executive Officer.
Emad has had numerous articles published in professional and academic journals such as The Journal of Forecasting, The American Economist and The Journal of Fixed Income. He is a Board member of The National Investment Company. Emad was a member of the Board of Advisors of the Pacific Institute, The Advisory Committee of Fulcrum Global Partners, The Chief Executive Officers Club and formerly a board member of The Foreign Policy Association. He also served on the Board of Directors of the University of Albany Foundation, NextGen Healthcare Inc., The Park Avenue Bank, AA Bank and The New Providence Fund and Associates LP.
Emad is a FINRA Arbitrator. He is also a member of the National Association of Business Economists and The Economic Club of New York. Emad served as an adjunct professor at the University of Kansas and St. John’s University.
Emad holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Albany, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kansas.