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We are an SEC Registered Investment Advisor that is headquartered in New York City. We manage nearly $1 Billion in assets for a range of individuals, families, institutions and foundations around the globe.


As a former Portfolio Manager at Citibank and Partner at Dreman Value Management, Tom Famigletti felt that his clients were underserved. At the time, he believed that the wealth management industry was headed in the wrong direction and that it paid far too much attention to volume, fees and transactions.

Tom founded Griffin Asset Management in 1995 as an Independent RIA with the singular objective of providing a more distinct and better level of service for his clients. A few years later, he convinced his son, Doug, to leave his position at Goldman Sachs to join him as a partner. Likeminded and highly experienced investors, Michael Jamison and John Carey, would later come on board as partners to be instrumental in leading and growing the firm to its present size.

The Griffin (Latin: Gryphus) is a mythological creature from classic antiquity that stood guard over the most valuable possessions of all it served. When Tom founded the company, he wanted the namesake to be symbolic of the significant fiduciary responsibility we have to our clients. As a firm, we strive to operate with the utmost honesty and integrity every day and seek to provide our clients with world class investment counsel.

Our Values

  • 1 Exceed Client Expectations
  • 2 Bring Your “A” Game
  • 3 Do The Right Thing
  • 4 Treat Everyone With Respect
  • 5 Create Transparency
  • 6 Depend On Each Other For Answers

Why Griffin?

  • + 24/7/365 Access to the wealth planner overseeing your account
  • + Customized Portfolio Construction that prioritizes your unique investment needs
  • + Separately Managed Portfolios that maximize results and minimize risk
  • + Transparent Fees that are below the industry average
  • + 95% Client Retention Rate since our company’s inception in 1995
  • + Independent Research on all securities