Jacob Jay Gottlieb, the age of 40 and a man of many traits- MD, CFA, PRMIA. Born in the city of Brooklyn, New York, where he and his younger brothers grew up. During the early 1960’s, his parents emigrated to the United States from Poland. His parents both possess degrees in the fields of economics and medicine which he found quite fascinating.
Dr. Gottlieb attended New York University Medical School in New York City, where he graduated magna cum lauds and received his well deserved Doctor of Medicine degree. He later went on to serve in the position of Managing Partner and Cheif Investment Officer at Visium Asset Management, LLC- founded in 2005. In 1998, he got into Sanford C. Bernstein & Company as a buy-side analyst covering global healthcare. He left Sanford shortly after to continue is career as a healthcare portfolio manager at Merlin Biomed Group.
Jacob Gottlieb worked as an investment portfolio manager at Merlin Financial in London, England, and shortly after that, went on to establish Visium Asset Management, LLC. In 2001, he was awarded his Chartered Financial Analyst charter from the Association for Investment Management and Research. At Brown University, located in Rhode Island, he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in economics.
He is affiliated with a few charity’s- Robin Hood charity being one of them. 1 in 5 families in homeless shelters are fleeing domestic violence- this is their tag line and this charity is New York City’s largest poverty fighting organization. They provide 200 of the best nonprofits with financial, management support, and real estate. They state that 100% of your donation goes directly to the community.
Visium Asset Management, which today brings in $3.5 billion in assets, was built around Dr. Gottlieb’s knowledge in healthcare stocks. “We’re committed to running a very high-quality, high-integrity firm,” states Gottlieb. Jacob Gottlieb continues to do his work at Visium that has around 170 employees.