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Ron Filante

Associate Professor

Lubin School of Business

Finance

Location
  • @Westchester
    Goldstein Academic Center 106
Office Hours
Pleasantville
"Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent"

Biography


Ron Filante has a unique profile combining a 40 year career as a University educator with a 30 year carer as an investment professional. Walks the walk and talks the talk.

Education


PhD , Purdue University , West Lafayette, Indiana , 1969
Economics

MS , Purdue University , West Lafayette, Indiana , 1968
Economics

BA , Queens College, CUNY , NY, NY , 1966
Economics

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

  • FINRA, - Series 7
    Registered Representative
  • NYS, CT, MA, January - Insurance Licenses
    Focus on Variable Annuity marketplace

Publications


Wynne, K. & Filante, R. (2015, September). Invisible Handcuffs: Identifying Investment Constraints Through Fund Performance. Investment Management and Financial Innovations. Vol 12 (Issue 2) , pages 53 - 59. http://www.businessperspectives.org/component/option,com_content/task,view/id,22/Itemid,74/jid,4

Filante, R. (2015, September). Investment Management and Financial Innovations. Vol 12 (Issue 2) , pages 53-59. http://businessperspectives.org/component/option,com_journals/task,issue/id,316/jid,4/Itemid,74/

Wynne, K. & Filante, R. (2014, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Investor Behavior in a University Student Managed Portfolio. Investment Management and Financial Innovations. Vol 11 (Issue 3) , pages 28-33. http://www.businessperspectives.org/component/option,com_content/task,view/id,22/Itemid,74/jid,4

Filante, R. Shooting Stars.

Filante, R. Student Managed Portfolios, A Primer.

Filante, R. A Free Enterprise Economy with Regulatory Intelligence. The American Future.

Filante, R. STUDENT MANAGED PORTFOLIOS.

Filante, R. & Pastore, J. Corporate Balance Sheets in a Hollowed Out World. Advances in Applied Business Strategy.

PRESENTATIONS


Filante, R. (2014, November 28). SECURITIES ARBITRATION CLINIC. USING EXPERTS IN SECURITIES ARBITRATION AND MEDIATIONS. PACE UNIV JOHN JAY LEGAL SERVICES, WHITE PLAINS

Filante, R. (2014, April). Pace University Lubin Business Assn. Investing for Young Adults. Student Business Majors, Kessel

RESEARCH INTEREST ---


Equity Markets

Grants, Contracts and Sponsored Research

Filante, R. & BEDNARZ, A. Undergraduate Student-Faculty Research Program.
Pace: Center for Student Faculty Engagement , Pace University , $1,000.00 . Funded,

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

  • You Tube [Internet], November 2014
    SMIP Video Highlighting the course, the students and our achievements
  • WCBS [TV], May 15 2012
    Interview with Tony Guida
  • Journal News [Newspaper], March 15 2012
    quoted in article

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • LUBIN ACADEMIC STANDARDS COMMITTEE [Committee Member]
    Desc: REVIEW STUDENTS WHOSE GPAs FALL BELOW 2.0 DECIDE WHO TO DISMISS AND WHO TO GIVE ANOTHER CHANCE
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: SEPARATE WHEAT FROM CHAFF
  • BENEFITS ADVISORY COMMITTEE [Committee Member]
    Desc: Examination of University Benefit Package
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Under Matt Renna's leadership we are trying to maximize the benefits that employees receive from Pace's Health and Retirment packages
  • Lubin Math Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: As a committee (Janice Winch, Chair) we are attempting to coordinate our math requirements with what the Math faculty teaches in their requires sequence
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Math committee work gave me insights into why my Fin260 students are bewildered by Excel and financial math
  • CELEBRATE LUBIN [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: ATTEND THE DINNER AND HONOR MARK TOROSSIAN
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: CONTRIBUTE $$$$$$$$ AND MEET TRUSTEES
  • LUBIN GOLF OUTING [Other]
    Desc: CONTRIBUTE $$$$$$$$$$ AND PLAY GOLF GET ACQUAINTED WITH TRUSTEES
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: SHOW THE ALUMNI THAT SOME FACULTY CARE ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
  • PLV GRADUATION [Attendee, Meeting]
  • Professional Experience at Pleasantville [Committee Member]
    Desc: This committed created the new class (Bus 255) and the idea to require two professional experiences for our graduates, internships, on-campus jobs, experienced-based learning. Richard Kraus and Karen Berger have led the charge.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: I think the program has been embraced by Dean Braun
  • First Lubin Legends Showcase [Other]
    Desc: Spoke to students and faculty about SMIP program
  • ACADEMIC STANDARDS COMMITTEE [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: PASSING JUDGMENT ON STUDENTS WHOSE GRADES WARRANTED PROBATION
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: RETENTION OF DESERVING STUDENTS...DISMISSAL OF UNDESERVING STUDENTS
  • ADMITTED STUDENT DAY [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: SPEECH TO STUDENTS AND FAMILY
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: CONVERSION OF ADMITTED TO ATTENDING STATUS
  • LUBIN MATH COMMITTEE [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: COORDINATE MATH OFFERINGS WITH LUBIN COURSE SKILL SET REQUIREMENTS
  • LUBIN GOLF OUTING [Other]
    Desc: GOLF, RAFFLES, FUNDRAISING
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: RAISED $100,000 FOR SCHOOL

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • John Jay Legal Services Securities Arbitration Clinic [Pro Bono Expert]
  • JOHN JAY LEGAL SERVICES [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: I serve as financial expert for the organization that represents clients in disputes with their broker/dealer
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Financial settlements
  • University Budget Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Advise Matt Renna on issues regarding University benefits
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Postponement of Cadillac Tax

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Abbott House [Board Member]
    Desc: Oversee operations of 500 professions
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Preserve families dignity
  • Abbott House [Committee Member]
    Desc: Advise investment professionals and oversee pension and 403b plans
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: expand contributions to employee pension plans
  • John Jay Legal Services [Other Community Service Activities]
    Desc: I serve as the Pro-bono expert to John Jay Legal Services Securities Arbitration Clinic The Clinic is supervised by Professors Jill Gross, Margaret Flint, and Elissa Germaine of our Law School. Clients are accepted for representation only after private attorneys pass on their claims. At the clinic our law students represent the client guided by their professors and expert. Over the past year I reviewed materials, wrote reports detailing damages estimates, met with student attorneys and resolved two matters obtaining monetary settlements for the clients.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Aided clinic's clients in arbitrations. I do the math, students do the legal work
  • Abbott House [Board Member]
    Desc: Finance and Investments committee member
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: rescue the organization from fiscal disaster
  • John Jay Legal Services [Other Community Service Activities]
    Desc: I serve as the Pro-bono expert to John Jay Legal Services Securities Arbitration Clinic The Clinic is supervised by Professors Jill Gross, Margaret Flint, and Elissa Germaine of our Law School. Clients are accepted for representation only after private attorneys pass on their claims. At the clinic our law students represent the client guided by their professors and expert. Over the past year I reviewed materials, wrote reports detailing damages estimates, met with student attorneys and resolved two matters obtaining monetary settlements for the clients.
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