Gregg S. Fisher is a recognized pioneer in the field of investment science, with over 30 years of experience in investment and portfolio management. Gregg is highly regarded for his innovations in using data analysis and systematic strategies to inform investment decisions. In 1993, he founded the investment advisory firm Gerstein Fisher, where he first developed and deployed a multi-factor investing strategy based on academic and proprietary research. He grew Gerstein Fisher to a $4 billion dollar investment firm before selling it to a major public bank. After the sale, Gregg continued to advise the firm and expand the investment division as the Head of Research and Portfolio Strategy, while remaining Portfolio Manager of systematic global strategies and funds until his resignation in 2019.
Gregg founded Quent Capital to invest in global innovation and is the Portfolio Manager of Quent Long Short Global Small Cap Fund, launched in 2020. At Quent, drawing on his multi-decade investment experience, Gregg combines his expertise in quantitative analysis and research with his entrepreneurial knowledge to invest in small cap stocks globally.
Gregg skillfully bridges the investing and research communities through active engagement with an international network of highly respected academicians, his financial support for multi-disciplinary research centers, and ongoing proprietary research. He founded the Gerstein Fisher Research Center in 2009, bringing together leading academics in the areas of finance, risk management, and economics to apply theoretical research concepts to real-world challenges facing individual investors.
Gregg is on the program committee of the Q Group, a 50-year old organization promoting excellence in financial research and cutting-edge applications. Gregg has served as a guest lecturer for the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, New York University, Columbia University, McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, Cornell Business School, and Harvard University. In 2018, he was named to the University at Buffalo’s Board of Trustees and is now Chair of the billion-dollar endowment/foundation. The following year, he established the Fisher Research Collaborative within the university’s School of Management to promote interdisciplinary research around investing.
Gregg remains a sought-after financial expert and thought leader, appearing in The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Fortune, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC. As creator and host of the award-winning podcast The Q Factor with Gregg Fisher, he leads far-ranging and illuminating conversations with industry leaders across different fields on the ways that data is reshaping the modern world. Gregg is also the author of notable financial academic research for top-tier industry journals and universities, including Cornell, Harvard University, New York University, Columbia University, McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, Vanderbilt University, Fairfield University, and SUNY Buffalo. In addition, he serves on the advisory boards of wealth management programs at Columbia University and the University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business.
Gregg received his Bachelor of Science, Finance from SUNY Buffalo. He has been a CFA charter holder since 2002 and a Certified Financial Planner™ since 1995. He has earned Series 7, 63, 65, 24, and 53 licenses, as well as licenses in Life, Health, and Accident Insurance. In addition, he has completed Harvard University’s HBS Leadership Executive Education.
Gregg is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the CFA Institute, CEO, and Tiger 21. He is the chapter chair of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) – New York City. In addition, he is a board member of numerous philanthropic and community organizations, including Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia High School, The Jim Jacobs Charitable Foundation, Virtual Enterprises, the Community Resource Exchange, and Board of Governors – Peres Center for Peace & Innovation. He is also an Advisory Board member for The Coalition for a Prosperous America and a board member of the (JQI)® U.S. Private Sector Jobs Quality Index.