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Amherst, NY 14226
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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
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Articles by Nottingham Advisors

Why the US Economy is on a Tear

Why the US Economy is on a Tear


By Nottingham Advisors The third reading for second quarter GDP growth reaffirmed what everyone already knew – the US economy is on a tear. Growth in the second quarter was 4.2%,…

Thomas S. Quealy, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Quealy

Tom is a member of Nottingham's Investment Policy Committee, where he contributes to the formulation of the firm's overall investment strategy. Additionally, he works closely with many clients to ensure proper portfolio strategy in order to fulfill their investment objectives. Tom joined Nottingham in 1989 and he plays a leading role in directing the firm's overall growth strategy. Tom has 26 years of experience at Nottingham.

Tom holds a degree in Economics with a minor in International Business from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is currently on the Board of the Buffalo Renaissance Foundation.

Lawrence V. Whistler
- President/Chief Investment Officer

Lawrence Whistler

Larry is the head of Nottingham's Investment Policy Committee (IPC), where he leads the firm's investment research and portfolio management team. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Larry was a partner with O'Bannon, Davis & Whistler, an independent registered investment advisor, and before that spent 10 years as a bond trader with Merrill Lynch in New York City and Los Angeles. Larry has 24 years of experience.

Larry holds a degree from the College of William & Mary and an MBA from Emory University. He earned the CFA charter in 2003 and is a former President of the CFA Society of Buffalo. Larry is currently Treasurer of the CFA Society of Buffalo and on the Board of Kaleida Health Foundation. Larry is a 2005 graduate of the Leadership Buffalo Class Experience Program.

Nick Verbanic
Vice President/Portfolio Manager

Nick Verbanic

Nick is a member of Nottingham’s Investment Policy Committee and he has multiple roles in the firm including new client development, client service, and marketing. He focuses on helping clients determine and implement their personalized investment objectives. Through his client service and business development responsibilities, he also educates on market trends and portfolio strategy. Nick joined the firm in 1990 and has 25 years of experience.

Nick holds a degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He currently serves on the Board of the Buffalo area Salvation Army.

Matthew J. Krajna
Portfolio Manager

Matt Krajna

Matt is a member of Nottingham’s Investment Policy Committee. He joined the firm in 2012 and is responsible for conducting investment research and contributing to the firm’s overall investment strategy. Additionally, Matt is also actively involved in the firm’s trading process. Matt has 5 years of experience. Matt graduated with All-College Honors from Canisius College. He holds degrees in Accounting, Finance, and Accounting Information Systems. Matt also received an MBA from Canisius College. Matt earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2015.

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The Current State of the U.S. Economy

The Current State of the U.S. Economy

By Nottingham Advisors A quick glance at the charts to the right should tell investors all they need to know about the current state of the U.S. economy. Beginning at the…

Nottingham Advisors’ Market Outlook for March

Nottingham Advisors’ Market Outlook for March

By Nottingham Advisors The backward-looking nature of most economic data reports implies that the anticipated stimulative effects of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 have yet to be…

Will U.S. GDP Go Above 3.0% Going Into 2018?

Will U.S. GDP Go Above 3.0% Going Into 2018?

By Nottingham Advisors With monetary stimulus winding down here in the U.S., all eyes are on Washington, D.C., looking to see if Congress can enact some form of fiscal stimulus in…

The First Reading for Q2 GDP Came In At…

The First Reading for Q2 GDP Came In At…

By Nottingham Advisors The first reading for second quarter GDP came in at +2.6%, just below expectations for +2.7% annualized growth, while Q1’s reading was revised down from +1.4% to…

Life in Investment Purgatory – 2016 Q2 Review

Life in Investment Purgatory – 2016 Q2 Review

By Larry Whistler Pur·ga·to·ry – (in Roman Catholic doctrine) A place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven. For those…

Managing Volatility in Your ETF Portfolio

Managing Volatility in Your ETF Portfolio

Minimizing Volatility in a Global Multi-Asset Class Portfolio Volatility, as measured by the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), has spiked markedly over the past 6 months. This has left investors looking…

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