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Paul M. DeSisto, CFA

Paul M. DeSisto, CFA

Executive Vice President | Managing Director

Mr. DeSisto is the Executive Vice President and Managing Director.

He joined the firm in 2012 after 12 years with the Bank of New York Mellon, where he was Senior Portfolio Manager. At the Bank of New York, he was a member of the Personal Asset Management Division’s fixed-income investment committee and lead manager of the firm’s All Cap Leaders equity product.

He was previously the Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Alliance Capital Management. Before this, he was also Senior Portfolio Manager at BayBanks Investment Management, where he was the lead manager for small not-for-profit institutions. 

Mr. DeSisto began his career at Moseley Securities Corp, Boston in 1987 investment executive. Mr. DeSisto earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the United States Air Force Academy, holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from Oklahoma State University, and studied graduate-level economics at New York University.

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder. He is also a Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) and Command Pilot, United States Air Force Reserve. He has over 32 years of investment management experience.

Paul M. DeSisto is a regular contributor to Forbes. Mr. DeSisto offers commentary on companies, industries and stock market sectors he follows in his regular role as the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of M&R Capital.