CFANY Hosts Annual Dinner, Debuts Prestigious New Award to Mark 80th Anniversary

“We are both fortunate and tremendously appreciative of the opportunity to celebrate our anniversary, and our accomplishments this year, with a community of colleagues who represent the apex of excellence and ethics in our industry.”

On Tuesday, October 3, the largest CFA member society in the world—CFA Society New York (“CFANY”)—will celebrate its 80th Anniversary with the society’s Annual Dinner. The commemorative occasion will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and promises to draw over 400 CFA charterholders and financial leaders from around the world.

Per tradition, a dinner presentation and networking reception will bookend the annual event’s award ceremony.

“We are inspired by the honored award recipients,” said Philip J. Taylor, CFA, Board Chairman of CFA Society New York. “And grateful for their achievements in raising standards of professionalism in our industry.”

Among the honorees is TIAA President and Chief Executive Officer Roger Ferguson, recipient of the prestigious Irving Kahn Lifetime Achievement Award.

“Roger Ferguson has been a leader in the financial services community for over 30 years,” said TIAA’s Kevin Maxwell, CFA. “His tenacity and thoughtfulness were on full display as the world markets were in chaos following the events of September 11, throughout which he was serving as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve. Over the last 10 years he has served the academic, medical and philanthropic industries by leading TIAA into a near trillion-dollar asset management firm. I cannot think of a more deserving individual to receive the award than Dr. Roger Ferguson.”

Established in 2011, the Irving Kahn Lifetime Achievement award is granted to a member of the…

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