Jerry Miccolis

Jerry Miccolis

Principal and Chief Investment Officer, Giralda Advisors

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Giralda Advisors
Risk-Management Investing
One Giralda Farms, Suite 130
Madison, NJ 07940
Phone: (973) 520–1860


Jerry Miccolis wrote about enterprise risk management for

Mr. Miccolis holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, and is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society. He also is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, the Financial Planning Association, and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Mr. Miccolis received a B.S. in mathematics from Drexel University.

Mr. Miccolis specializes in financial planning, risk management, investment research, and portfolio management.   Prior to joining Brinton Eaton in 2003, Mr. Miccolis had over 30 years' experience in the risk management and actuarial fields, including over 25 years with the international management consulting firm Towers Perrin, where he served as principal and global practice leader for the Enterprise Risk Management practice.

One of the country's leading authorities on asset allocation, Mr. Miccolis is the coauthor of Asset Allocation For Dummies® (Wiley, May 2009) and is also the coauthor of Enterprise Risk Management: Trends and Emerging Practices (The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation, 2001) and Enterprise Risk Management: An Analytic Approach (a Tillinghast-Towers Perrin Monograph, 2000). He has chaired numerous professional committees and is a widely quoted author and speaker on the subject of strategic risk management, investment management, and their inter-relationship. Mr. Miccolis has been published in professional journals (including Strategy & Leadership, Operational Risk, Risk Management, Institutional Investor, CFO Magazine, Investment Advisor, and the Journal of Financial Planning) and is regularly quoted in the mainstream media (The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Star Ledger, Business Week, The Baltimore Sun, Market Watch, MSN Money, and Market Wire). He has appeared as an expert commentator on CBS Radio, ABC TV, NPR, and online at, the website of International Risk Management Institute, Inc.

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