Meet the Tiedemann team
Our commitment to our clients is solidified in our structure as a partnership. From the start, the firm was set up to hand down equity to future generations of Tiedemann employees. Being independent and responsible to ourselves alone allows us to fully invest in our clients.
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Michael is a Founding Partner of Tiedemann Advisors. He is also the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.
Michael began his career working for Tiedemann Investment Group (TIG) as an emerging markets research analyst. In 1994, he joined the equity research group at Banco Garantia, one of Brazil’s leading Investment Banks, living in Brazil for two years. Later Michael ran their equity sales and trading operations out of New York where he worked closely with Garantia’s top-ranked Hedge Fund-of-Fund Group. In 1998, when Credit Suisse acquired Garantia, he remained there heading up their sales trading efforts for Latin America until he left to start Tiedemann Advisors in 2000.
Michael has been a selected speaker at a number of financial and regulatory associations around the country. In 2012, the Henry Street Settlement honored Michael for his contribution to charitable causes, and most recently in 2017 Michael received the Impact Award for his contribution to fighting poverty by the River Fund of New York.
Certifications and memberships include:
- Board Member, Stephen Gould Corporation
- Founder and Chairman of the Board, The River Fund New York
- Vice President and Treasurer, Good + Foundation
- Member, Economic Club of New York
- Member, Young Presidents’ Organization, New York City Chapter
- Board of Governors, Metropolitan Club of New York
Michael received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University. Born in Manhattan, he currently resides there with his wife, Ariel, and children, Emma and Roman.