David is a member of the Ruane Cunniff Trading team that is responsible for executing all trades across our various strategies.
Prior to joining Ruane Cunniff in 2014, David was the primary trader for the Lord Abbett Mid-Cap Value Fund for five years.
David graduated from St. John's University with a BA in Economics and graduated from New York University with an MBA in Finance.
If I weren't a trader, I would be…
A history teacher. On the trading desk we are constantly looking at the way stocks have reacted to data or events in the past. This gives us an idea of how the securities have gotten to where they are today, and how they may trade in the future. Those who don't learn from the mistakes of history are destined to repeat them.
What was your first job?
Washing dishes in the summer at a German Restaurant when I was 14. I couldn't wait for school to start!