About Gary Kaminsky
Gary Kaminsky is a Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management and the Co-Host of "Wall Street Week." Formerly the Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Gary joined Morgan Stanley in April 2013. Throughout the last 25 years, Kaminsky was CNBC's Capital Markets Editor, Co-Creator and Co-Host of "Strategy Session" and a regular contributor to "Squawk Box" and "Squawk on the Street." From 1990 to 1992, he was an analyst at J.R.O. Associates, a New York hedge fund. In 1992, he joined Cowen & Company as a portfolio manager in the Private Banking Department and became a partner in 1996. Assets co-advised by Kaminsky rose from $200 million to $1.3 billion between 1992 and 1999. Cowen & Company was sold to Societe Generale in July 1998. In May of 1999, Kaminsky and his team joined Neuberger Berman LLC. Under his co-management, "Team Kaminsky" grew from approximately $2 billion AUM into $13 billion at the time of his retirement in June 2008. Kaminsky is a 1986 graduate of the Newhouse Communications School at Syracuse University, where he received a B.S. in radio/TV/film management. He later completed an M.B.A. in finance from The Stern School of Business, New York University, in 1990. Kaminsky is also the author of 2010's Smarter Than the Street: Invest and Make Money in Any Market.