What proved to be a banner year here at NYSSA was aptly recognized as such at the CFA Institute’s 2017 Society Leadership Conference in Philadelphia. CFA Institute global membership currently exceeds 142,000 members, distributed across 73 countries and spanping 149 local member societies around the world.

NYSSA is proud to be recognized by CFA Institute as recipient of 2017 Society Excellence Awards in the following categories:

  • Strategic Initiatives: Delivering Member Value –  NYSSA received this global award for providing compelling value on a consistent basis to all members across our vibrant member community. NYSSA’s membership grew from 6700 to 10,000 during the period. 

  • Research Foundation Society Award: Events/ActivitiesNYSSA was chosen by CFA Institute Research Foundation to receive this award based on our robust calendar of informative and educational events. We host over over 70 seminars per year while also offering numerous member only forums organized according to member interests. During the period we also hosted the 50th anniversary celebration of the Research Foundation itself.  At this celebration Frank Fabozzi was presented with the James R. Vertin Award.

  • Outstanding Young Leader: Thomas BrigandiTom was chosen as the inaugural recipient of this global award for his prolific work at NYSSA. He has built a team of over 150 volunteers who regularly organize events from an independent and objective perspective. The most successful of these is the Asset Owner Series which hosts Chief Investment Officers from each segment of the Asset Owner universe. For Thomas Brigandi’s bio, click here.

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