Financial Forum

February 1, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Thu | Feb 1 | 7:30–9:00 pm | 87th Street
Don't miss our annual discussion of the economy and investing, featuring noted economists Dr. Maury Harris, Philip Orlando, and real estate expert Michael Stoler. Questions welcome. Light refreshments will be available. All are welcome.

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Dr. Maury Harris, for 36 years was the Chief US Economist for UBS and PaineWebber. Prior to his Wall Street career, Dr. Harris worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. He earned his PhD in economics from Columbia University after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Texas. Dr. Harris has served as President of the Forecasters Club of New York and in 2015 published Inside the Crystal Ball--How to Make and Use Forecasts. Maury and his wife Laurie have been members of Park Avenue Synagogue for three decades.

Philip Orlando is Senior Vice President & Chief Equity Strategist, as well as Head of the Client Portfolio Management Team, at Federated. He joined Federated in 2003 and, with more than 35 years of industry experience, is responsible for the formulation of Federated’s views on the economy, the financial markets and the firm’s investment positioning strategies. For the last 20 years, Phil has been a regular contributor to several of CNBC’s programs, including “Squawk Box,” “Squawk on the Street,” “Power Lunch,” “Closing Bell” and “Nightly Business Report” as well as Fox Business News, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Michael Stoler is a President of New York Real Estate TV, LLC, a management consulting firm and television production firm, and Managing Director at Madison Realty Capital. Mr. Stoler is the host and executive producer of “The Stoler Report-New York’s Business Report,” currently in its 17th season. He is also the host of “Building New York-New York Life Stories,” which is celebrating its 13th season. For the past 10 years, Mr. Stoler has served as the real estate commentator at 1010 WINS, and as host of the Michael Stoler Real Estate Report, airing on the weekend. He is also the real estate commentator at WCBS NEWSRADIO 880.