Thomas J Lee, CFA
Co-founder and Managing Partner Fundstrat Global Advisors
Thomas has over 20 years of experience in macro markets and equity research. Prior to co-founding the independent strategy research boutique, Fundstrat Global Advisors, he served as Chief Equity Strategist of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. from 2007 through 2014. And prior to that, was both a highly regarded telecommunications equity research analyst and also small -cap equity/ bankruptcy/reorg strategist (2004-2010).
He is known for his data-driven approach (“analysis not opinions”) as well as his identification of secular drivers of market forces such as generational shifts, leverage cycle or technological disruption. His clients view his work as both contrarian and highly differentiated, as his approach incorporates an extensive study of historical fundamentals, reliance on credit and cross market leading indicators, as well as market-based views driven by positioning and sentiment.
Recently, he has brought this focus onto Crypto-currencies and blockchain, as the innovation of this area looks like a rejuvenation of the industrial/technological revolution.
He has also received numerous award and recognition during his career. He has been top ranked by Institutional Investor (II) and from 1998 to 2013, was top-ranked 1, 2 or 3 every single year.
He was at J.P.Morgan from 1999 to 2014. He has previously served as Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney from 1996-1999. And prior to that was at Kidder, Peabody and Oppenheimer.
He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and the Economic Club of NY.
He received his BSE from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Accounting.
Managing Partner & Head of Research
Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC
Thomas is a top-ranking Wall Street equity strategist and thought leader in the digital assets space