Portfolio Manager Position Description


As a member of the Fairport Investment Team with $2B+ in discretionary assets under management, the Portfolio Manager is integral to the analysis of equities, exchange traded funds (ETFs), mutual funds and alternative investments; management of client accounts, and meeting with clients regarding the investment process. The Portfolio Manager will also have ongoing investment and research responsibilities across various asset classes including equity, fixed income, and alternative asset classes.
The position reports to the Chief Investment Officer.


  • Key contributor to equity research and analysis, including projects relevant to global institutional portfolios and special projects on existing and new investments.
  • Manage investment model design and implementation.
  • Serve as member of the Fairport Investment Committee.
  • Assist in managing our proprietary large cap model.
  • Represent the Investment team in client and prospect meetings along with Client Relationship staff.
  • Modeling, analysis and research related to financial market coverage, investment manager coverage and macroeconomic landscape.
  • Lead the ESG investment platform offering.
  • Review the suitability of alternative investment offerings.
  • Proactively reviews investment portfolios for assigned clients. Develop and implement transition investment plans for investing new cash and/or raising cash.
  • Contribute investment analysis regarding markets, industries and companies, and stay current with domestic and global economies.


  • Require a 4-year college degree; Finance, Economics or Accounting a plus.
  • CFA preferred, or at a minimum completed Level II.
  • CAIA designation a plus.
  • 5 - 10 years' of investment experience as research analyst, fund manager, or portfolio manager.
  • Working knowledge of portfolio accounting and performance calculations.
  • Thorough understanding of asset classes and benchmarking.
  • Proficiency with Bloomberg, Morningstar, Thomson Reuters Eikon.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of attention to detail, with ability to work independently.

Submit your resume to smusante@hightoweradvisors.com. No phone calls, please.

With roots dating back to 1963, Fairport Wealth INSPIRES FAMILIES by providing comprehensive wealth management solutions. Our team of credentialed professionals have experience in guiding corporate executives, business owners and women of wealth. We help our clients with life transitions including succession, retirement and liquidity planning, marital/partnership changes or loss of a spouse. Our clients value professional, yet approachable style. Securities offered through Hightower Securities, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC , Hightower Advisors , LLC is a SEC registered investment advisor. brokercheck.finra.org . More information available at www.FairportWealth.com & www.LumaWealth.com.