On July 1st, 2005, Michael Ryan took over for Mary C. Farrell as the sole chief investment strategist and head of the Wealth Management Investment Strategy & Research Group (WMIS & RG) for UBS Financial Services. Ryan has been with UBS and its predecessor firm Paine Webber since 1984. In 2004, Ryan and Farrell co-founded WMIS & RG, a fully integrated wealth management investment strategy and research organization to serve the needs of US-based private clients.
Ryan is a regularly featured guest on CNN-FN’s Money Gang, and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News Services, Reuters, Nikkei News and Bloomberg. He is a chartered financial analyst and a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research, the Fixed Analysts Society Inc., and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He received a BA in political science and economics from the University of Rochester, and an MBA in finance from the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon School of Business. A second-generation Irish American whose grandparents emigrated from Tipperary and Cork, he is married with two daughters.