Our Company

 

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in New York City, Griffin Asset Management oversees more than $700 million in assets for a range of institutions, foundations, individuals, and family offices around the globe.

Our Mission & Core Values

To deliver unbiased investment counsel and strong performance for our clients – to guide them through good and bad economic times so they can sleep a little better each night.

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Rely On Each Other

For Answers

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Strive to Create

Transparency

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Treat One Another

With Respect

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Always do

What's Right

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Exceed

Client Expectations

Leadership

Michael is the Portfolio Manager of Griffin’s Enhanced Equity Income Strategy and is a key member of the investment committee.  Prior to joining Griffin, Michael served as Portfolio Manager and Chief Operating Officer at Lebenthal Asset Management and as a Managing Director and member of the investment policy committee with Barrett Asset Management.

Michael spent the early part of his 30 year career at Bankers Trust Company and eventually EF Hutton where he got his start with the investment management division.   He then moved to PaineWebber Asset Management where he founded the money management unit and managed the Asset Allocation Fund working with both individual and institutional clients.  After Paine Webber, Michael founded and managed the private client business at Brandywine Global Investment Management before leaving to found Jamison Prince Asset Management.  Jamison Prince eventually merged with MB Investment Partners where Michael was appointed CEO and Managing Partner. 

 

Michael holds a BA in Economics from Baldwin Wallace University and an MBA from Farleigh Dickinson University.

Doug is the Portfolio Manager of the Covered Call Strategy, Dividend Growth Strategy, and European Dividend Growth Strategy and serves on the team that manages the Sustainable Growth Strategy.  

Doug began his investment career in 1996 with Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS). He then joined Griffin Asset Management LLC where he spent four years as an equity research analyst before moving to Goldman Sachs’ Institutional Sales Desk in 2000 where he was responsible for providing sales coverage for some of their largest clients. In 2004, Doug returned to Griffin Asset Management LLC where he has been instrumental in contributing to the firm's double digit growth over the past decade.

Doug is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He earned a B.A. in Economics from Hamilton College where he was the captain of the Men’s Ice Hockey team and played on the Men’s Lacrosse Team.

John has over 40 years of experience in investment management.  Prior to joining Griffin, John spent eight years at Lebenthal Asset Management where he was a Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of the Investment Committee.  

 

He began his career at U.S. Trust where he rose to the position of Senior Vice President and a member of the Portfolio Policy Committee over a 35 year period. 

 

John graduated from Susquehanna University in 1972 with a B.A. in Economics and is a member of the Pi Gamma Mu National Honor Society. He earned an M.B.A. in Finance from Pennsylvania State University in 1973. As a collegiate wrestler, John won 3rd Place in the 177 lb. weight class at the Middle Atlantic Conference in 1971.

Michael Jamison

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Doug Famigletti, CFA

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

John Carey

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Over the last forty years, Tom has earned a reputation as a respected securities analyst and investment manager. He entered the investment business in the 1960’s, starting his career in the Trust Department of First National City Bank (now Citigroup) as an analyst and Investment Officer managing trust assets.

 

Tom then joined European American Bank in 1972 where he started the investment management division.  After ten years of managing institutional and private client assets at EAB, he joined Dreman Value Management to build their investment business. As one of three original partners at Dreman, he helped grow the assets under management from under $50 million to over $4 billion.  Tom partnered with a European banking conglomerate in 1996 to form Griffin Asset Management LLC. As Managing Director, Tom built a substantial and successful management firm.

Tom has a B.A. in Economics from Hofstra University and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, and the Financial Analysts Federation.

Chris is the Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Low Volatility Dividend Growth Strategy.

 

He has more than 11 years of industry experience with a focus on individual equity investments and asset allocation. Prior to joining Griffin, Chris spent eight years as a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at Lebenthal Asset Management and three years as a Portfolio Management Associate at U.S. Trust within the Private Wealth Management division of Bank of America.

 

Chris received a BA in Economics and East Asian Studies from New York University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the CFA Institute and New York Society of Security Analysts.

Lee joined Griffin in 2012 and currently manages portfolios for several family groups.

He has fifty-five years experience managing investments.  He has been a Senior Portfolio Manager at Chemical Bank, New York Trust Company, Standard & Poor’s/InterCapital, and Fiduciary Trust Company International.   

Lee is a graduate of Williams College and received his MBA from Columbia University.

Thomas Famigletti

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Christopher C. Liu, CFA

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Lee Metzendorf

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Carl joined Griffin in 2018 from Morgan Stanley and has over 45 years in the investment management industry.  

 

Carl began his career as a financial advisor with PaineWebber and rose through the ranks to become the branch manager and National Sales Manager at a number of large Wall Street firms such as E.F. Hutton.

At Griffin, Carl manages portfolios with a dividend growth and covered call focus and he has a keen interest in special situation companies.


Carl graduated from Temple University with a B.S. in Accounting.

Ja’Net is responsible for all operations and administrative functions at Griffin Asset Management and has more than 30 years of experience managing the operations and administrative areas of asset management firms.

 

Prior to Griffin, Ja’Net spent several years at Lebenthal Asset Management and Barrett Asset Management where she oversaw over 150 high net worth clients. Before joining Barrett Asset Management, Ja’Net was Vice President at Jamison Prince Asset Management where she was responsible for managing administration, client and custodian liaisons, and maintenance of the record keeping/trade processing systems.

Brian joined Griffin in 2018 and is responsible for all of the firm's sales and marketing activities. 

 

Brian has more than twenty years of experience  across multiple sectors as a management consultant and marketing executive.  After spending the early part of his career in market research at Ogilvy and Mather, Brian joined Infosys' Global Digital Marketing Advisory practice where he helped Fortune 500  companies optimize their global digital strategies.  From there,  he joined L2T Media where as the VP of Strategy and Business Development and a key member of the leadership team, he helped the organization achieve substantial revenue growth on its way to landing on the Inc 5000 list two years in a row.  Just prior to Griffin, Brian spent three years at healthcare consultancy, DevicePharm, where he launched the firm's Minneapolis office.  

 

Brian holds an MBA from Northwestern's J.L. Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Harvard University where he played on both the varsity hockey and lacrosse teams.  

Carl Morganstein

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Brian Famigletti

Head of Sales and Marketing

Ja'Net Royael

VP Operations and Administration

Joe has been with Griffin for over eight years and is responsible for the daily execution, allocation and confirmation of all company trades.  Joe is an integral part of the Griffin Covered Call Strategy and monitors all of the options positions on a daily basis looking for opportunities to optimize returns.

 

Prior to Griffin, Joe interned on the New York Mercantile Exchange as an EFP Specialist where he worked in all the major trading rings including crude oil, options, and natural gas.

 

Joe graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a BA in Entrepreneurial Studies. He also holds the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement™ (CIPM) designation from CFA Institute.

Mrs. Mason is the Corporate Treasurer of Griffin Asset Management. She is also the office manager and senior administrator.

Prior to joining Griffin Mrs. Mason spent more than 35 years at The Bank of New York as a Vice President in Charge of Operations for the Investment Division. Her duties included responsibility for the division budget, purchasing director and supervision of an administration staff of over twenty administrators.

Mrs. Mason holds a BA from the University of Minnesota.

Karin Mason

Corporate Treasurer

Joseph F. LoBue, CIPM

Head Trader

Legal Disclosures

Form ADV

PART 1 & Schedules

Form ADV

PART 2 & Appendix

Consumer Financial

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Business Ethics &

Code of Conduct

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