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CT: Local Economic Status and Outlook

  • June 06, 2012
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Greenwich Tavern

Registration

  • Special price for members

While US and global economic news dominates daily headlines, much less is reported let alone understood about the local economic environment. What trends have caused recent anomalies in local unemployment? What twists & turns are forward-thinking experts forecasting for the local economic landscape? This CEO Trust event will engage business leaders to better interpret the evolving dynamics of the local economy and provide greater insight into the inevitable challenges and opportunities employers and their employees will face in our future economy, both locally and beyond.

SCHEDULE:
7 - 7:30 p.m. - Mingling  
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Program

SPEAKER:  RICHARD B. HOEY - Chief Economist, BNY Mellon and Chief Economist, The Dreyfus Corporation

Richard Hoey is chief economist of BNY Mellon, as well as chief economist of The Dreyfus Corporation. Mr. Hoey joined Dreyfus in 1991 as chief economist. In July 1999, he was appointed chief economist of Mellon Financial Corporation, which merged with The Bank of New York Company, Inc. to form The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation on July 1, 2007. Earlier in his career at Dreyfus, Mr. Hoey managed three equity mutual funds which, in the aggregate, grew to over $2 billion in size.
 
Mr. Hoey is responsible for monitoring all aspects of the economic environment for BNY Mellon and Dreyfus including the U.S. economy, the global economy and currencies. He works closely with the heads of various specialized equity and fixed income teams at BNY Mellon and Dreyfus. Mr. Hoey also serves as a principal spokesman for BNY Mellon and Dreyfus on economic and investment issues.
 
Previously, Mr. Hoey spent nearly two decades as a chief economist, portfolio strategist and a member of both the investment policy and stock selection committees of a number of leading investment firms, including Prudential-Bache, A.G. Becker and Drexel Burnham Lambert.
 
At the beginning of his career on Wall Street, he was co-owner and portfolio manager at an investment counsel firm which managed balanced accounts investing in blue chip stocks, special situations, convertible securities and growth stocks and acted as advisor on private placement financing.

Questions?  Contact Cathy Curley at ccurley@ceotrust.org