Chief Investment Officer; Chairman, Management Committee; Portfolio Manager
Gracie Asset Management, GrayFin Strategy
Mr. Palmisciano serves as Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Gracie Asset Management and chairs its Management Committee. Prior to joining Gracie Asset Management in 2005, Mr. Palmisciano was a Managing Director and Co-Head of CLCM, a proprietary, multi-strategy credit fund within Calyon. Prior to joining Calyon/CLCM in 2003, Mr. Palmisciano was Director of Credit Derivatives Strategy at Deutsche Bank in New York, where he was a top-ranked credit derivative strategist and sell-side research analyst covering REITs and real estate. Mr. Palmisciano was also responsible for fundamental research for Deutsche Bank’s proprietary credit trading operation and managed a joint venture between the credit derivative and commercial mortgage backed securities groups. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 1999, Mr. Palmisciano spent nine years as an Analyst covering the financial sector at Moody’s Investors Service, the Federal Reserve Bank of NY and the FDIC. Mr. Palmisciano serves as Chairman Emeritus of The Picture House Regional Film Center and as a board member of County Harvest, Inc., a non-profit hunger relief organization. Mr. Palmisciano holds an M.B.A. from Fordham University and a B.S. in Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo.