NYSSA Bestowed with Three Society Excellence Awards from CFA Institute

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CFA Institute honors the New York Society of Security Analysts at 2017 Society Leadership Conference in Philadelphia for its outstanding work and dedication throughout the year as the 2017 global recipient of three awards.

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CFA Society New York (http://www.nyssa.org/), formerly known as the New York Society of Security Analysts, or "NYSSA," has been recognized by CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence, as the 2017 recipient of the following awards:

Strategic Initiatives: Delivering Member Value

  • NYSSA received this global award for providing compelling value on a consistent basis to all members across our vibrant member community. NYSSA’s membership grew to 10,000 during the period. 

Research Foundation Society Award: Events/Activities

  • NYSSA was chosen by CFA Institute Research Foundation to receive this award based on our robust calendar of informative and educational events. We host over 70 seminars per year while also offering numerous member only forums organized according to member interests. During the period, we also hosted the 50th anniversary celebration of the Research Foundation itself.  At this celebration Frank Fabozzi was presented with the JAMES R. VERTIN AWARD.

Outstanding Young Leader: Thomas Brigandi

“The Society Excellence Awards programme gives CFA Institute the opportunity to distinguish the hard work and commitment that our global network of societies demonstrates,” noted Emily Dunbar, head, Global Society Relations. “With 149 societies in 73 countries and territories, CFA Institute is grateful for the thousands of CFA charterholders that generously volunteer their time and skills, and in turn, help to create a better member organization that benefits the investment profession at a local, regional and global level.”

The CFA Institute Society Awards Program was established in 2006 to identify and reward efforts of societies in the delivery of the CFA Institute mission and provide value to the investment professionals they represent. This year, there were 132 nominations submitted globally in 14 award categories, representing 51 societies.

“We are both thrilled and honored to receive such recognition and accolades this year,” said Daniel Dagen, CFA, Chief Executive Officer of NYSSA. “As a member society of CFA Institute, we are dedicated in our efforts help build the next generation of investment professionals, to serve our members and promote the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence. We are proud of the recognition shown by CFA Institute for our commitment to supporting the organization's mission.”

About NYSSA
The New York Society of Security Analysts is the local member society of CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. For more information, visit https://www.nyssa.org.

About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has over 145,000 members in 159 countries and territories, including 139,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit http://www.cfainstitute.org.

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