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James DeMasi

James DeMasi

Jim DeMasi manages Stifel’s Fixed Income Research and Strategy Group from the company’s Baltimore, MD office.� The Research and Strategy Group provides analysis, market insight, and portfolio management advice to a wide range of institutional bond investors, including depositories, insurance companies, money managers, and public funds.Jim authors Alpha Advisor, a monthly publication that provides commentary on the economy, monetary policy, and bond market strategies.� He is a frequent speaker at investment seminars and banking conferences and has made several appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg Television, and Fox Business News.� ��Prior to joining Stifel in 2000, Jim worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Washington, DC.� During his 13-year career with the FDIC, Jim served as a bank examiner, securities analyst, and capital markets section manager.� His primary responsibilities at the FDIC included managing the capital markets training program for examiners and assisting bankers in complying with regulatory policies regarding securities and interest rate risk.�Jim’s post-graduate education includes the Chartered Financial Analyst program, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and the Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of The University ofPennsylvania.� He received a bachelor's degree in finance from West Virginia University in 1987.� His professional affiliations include membership in the Baltimore Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute.�