Our Team

 

Jonathan Ferguson, CFA - President

Jon is the President and Chief Investment Officer of FIC Capital, and serves as the Manager of FIC Partners LLC and Portfolio Manager for FIC Trivantage Fund LP.

Jon joined FIC Capital in 2002 and has 16 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining FIC Capital, Jon held investment research positions at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Credit Suisse, and Schroders. Over the course of his career, Jon’s research responsibilities have provided broad exposure to investment markets and industry sectors, including healthcare, finance, consumer products, retail, telecommunications, technology, energy, and industrials.

Jon holds an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Jon is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. Jon is a member of the Board of Directors of the ARC of Westchester, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling and enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities.

 

Larry Waterhouse - Managing Director

Larry Waterhouse is an Executive Vice President of FIC Capital, Inc. His primary responsibilities include managing client relationships, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining with FIC Capital in 2010, Larry was the Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at Redican Asset Management. Prior to joining Frank at Redican in 2001, Larry was also at Josephthal & Co. From 1991 to 1996, Larry worked as a Stockbroker at Waterhouse Securities, before his division was bought by TD Bank to become TD Waterhouse, where he then served as a First Vice President until 2000.

Larry graduated with a BA from the University of Colorado in 1989.

 

Terrence Emde - Chief Operating Officer

Terrence has served as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of FIC Capital since 2003. Terrence leads efforts to enhance operational efficiencies and ensure operational/service quality. Terrence shares responsibility for developing and implementing investment strategies that are tailored for each client and is actively involved in the management of client portfolios and defining client objectives.

Prior to joining FIC, Mr. Emde worked as a Securities Analyst at Swiss American Securities, a member of the Credit Suisse Group, where he was directly responsible for fundamental stock and industry analysis in the cable, capital goods, insurance, Internet and metal and mining sectors. He also served as an Analyst at Value Line, Inc.

Mr. Emde received a dual degree in Economics and Mathematics from SUNY Binghamton.

 

John K. Redican - Managing Director/Chief Compliance Officer

John joined FIC Capital in 2013 as a Managing Director. John is a member of the investment team and works with clients to set investment objectives and risk constraints. John is also focused on managing client relationships, marketing, and business development.

Prior to joining FIC, John was a Director, Managing Director, and Chief Compliance Officer of REMCO Asset Management in Melville, NY. John has over 20 years of investment management and private client experience accumulated during his tenure at REMCO Asset Management, Weatherly REMCO Asset Management, and Dominick & Dominick Advisors. John earned an MBA in Finance with Distinction from Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb Business School, and a BA in English Literature with a Minor in Economics from Hofstra University. John is also a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and when he is not pouring over financials or working with clients, he can be found spending time with his wife and three kids.

 

Ray Lewis, CFA - Director

Ray joined FIC Capital in 2012 and has over 20 years of investment experience. He has primary responsibility for evaluating and analyzing securities in the healthcare, business services and IT services sectors. Prior to joining FIC Capital, Ray was a research analyst and portfolio manager at Evercore Asset Management and before that he was a sell-side analyst with KeyBanc Capital Markets and Schroders.

Ray graduated from Tufts University with a BA in History and International Relations and completed a professional education program at Harvard Business School. He is a CFA Charterholder since 2001 and member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.

 

Bryan Keane, CFA - Senior Investment Advisor

Bryan joined FIC Capital in 2017 and has over 20 years of investment experience. Bryan is working closely with clients to develop customized investment portfolios and wealth management strategies, while also serving as a senior member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining FIC Capital, Bryan was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst for several global funds at Alpine Woods Capital Investors.

Bryan holds an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University.  He is a CFA Charterholder since 2001 and member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

 

Todd Tamagnini, CFA - Analyst

Todd joined FIC Capital in 2010 as a research analyst. Todd is primarily responsible for evaluating and analyzing securities in the utility, energy and financial sectors. Prior to joining FIC Capital, Todd worked as an analyst in the private equity division of Macquarie Capital Funds, where he focused on Gaming and Transportation investments.

Todd holds a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

 

Lou Liberatore, CFA - Analyst

Lou joined FIC Capital in 2011 as a research analyst. Lou is primarily responsible for evaluating and analyzing securities in the telecommunications, media, and real estate sectors. Prior to joining FIC Capital, Lou worked as an investment analyst at the Archdiocese of New York, where he was part of a team overseeing more than $1.5 billion in assets.

Lou holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Finance from the College of Business Administration at Fordham University. Lou is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

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