Mike PeQueen, CFA®, CFP™ has more than 30 years of experience in the investment profession and joined HighTower in 2012 as a Managing Director and Partner. Formerly, Mike was a Senior Vice President of Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager at Merrill Lynch. His interest in finance and investments started when he was very young, driving his educational and career choices.
Mike continues to focus on high-level investment strategy as well as financial planning. He has counseled hundreds of clients during his career and is passionate about helping people achieve their financial goals. Mike holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) and a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP™) designations. He also earned a Master degree in Banking and Financial Services from Boston University. Mike is a regular contributor to CNBC and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.
Mike is the Co-founder and Director of Dental Care International, a non-profit organization providing oral health care to countries such as Sri Lanka, Ecuador and Brazil. He also currently serves as a member of the board of Chamber Insurance Benefits and as a trustee of the Neon Museum in Las Vegas. Outside of the office, Mike likes to travel and cycle, which he often combines by riding his bicycle in some of the world's most interesting places.