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Rick Vollaro - Chief Investment Officer

Rick Vollaro
Rick Vollaro

Rick Vollaro is the Chief Investment Officer of Pinnacle Advisory Group and a partner since 2008. Rick leads a team of nine investment and research analysts and is chief market strategist in addition to his work as CIO. He is responsible for three tactical portfolio strategies comprised of multiple models used to manage over $1.8 billion at Pinnacle.

Rick is a CPA and joined Pinnacle in 2000 as a trader and research analyst. He is a member of the RIA Institute Advisory Board and has been featured in a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Wall Street Transcript, IndexUniverse, and Standard & Poors MarketScope Advisor. A popular speaker, Rick appeared most recently at the 2015 Chicago Investor’s Forum.

Peter McGratty - Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Peter McGratty
Peter McGratty

Peter is a leader and Vice President of Pinnacle Advisor Solutions and is responsible for building and developing strategic partnerships with independent Advisory firms. Peter works closely with our partner firms to provide Pinnacle’s portfolio management solutions and an array of office solutions to manage an investment firm. Mr. McGratty has more than twenty years of experience in finance including time with Wall Street firms and independent research and portfolio management firms.

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