David Katz is the president and chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors, which he co-founded in 1986. Prior to co-founding Matrix, he worked at Management Asset Corp. in the research and portfolio management areas. At Matrix, Katz chairs the Investment Policy Committee.Expand

Katz is a CFA charterholder who appears frequently as a guest on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Radio and WCBS-AM in New York. He graduated summa cum laude from Union College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. He received a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in finance, from New York University Graduate School of Business in 1987, graduating with distinction. His numerous works on value investing earned him various awards and distinctions at the undergraduate and graduate levels.Collapse

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