Michael Zoller is a Senior Investment Analyst with experience in investment, finance and economic research. He has deep experience in asset management and a nose for emerging trends and prospective investment areas. He is skilled in fundamental research, including quantitative and qualitative financial analysis, valuation assessment, portfolio construction and strategy and client communication.
Mr. Zoller is a respected investment strategist with over 10 years of experience. He joined Hightower Bethesda as a Senior Investment Analyst. Prior to joining Hightower, he served as an Investment Strategist at PNC Bank where he monitored market developments and identified macro risks to PNC portfolios. He was also responsible for preparing compliance-approved materials for distribution to portfolio managers and client advisors, including performance attribution, commentary, and analyst notes.
Prior to that, Mr. Zoller served as an Economist with Moody’s Analytics and was in charge of analyzing market conditions, constructing and maintaining forecast models in Eviews, and preparing periodic analyses and reports regarding residential homeownership outlook.
Michael has a working knowledge of Bloomberg Professional, FactSet, and Morningstar Direct. He is proficient in statistical modeling programs and is a Candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.
Michael focuses on Manager Selection and Fund Monitoring, Institutional/Endowment Investing, Portfolio Construction & Asset Management, Fixed Income & Equity Research, Alternative Investments & Due Diligence.
Michael is a graduate of George Washington University. As a native of Wisconsin, he cheers on the Packers, Brewers and Badgers. When he's not brushing up on his investment knowledge, Michael pursues his interests in world travel and endurance sports, including marathons and triathlons.