Michael K. Farr

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Location: Washington, DC
Founded: 1996
Specialty: Investment management

Michael K. Farr
President and CEO

Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC

Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC is an employee-owned investment management firm and a conservative manager of assets and wealth. Its investment philosophy and discipline are grounded in the fundamental research of individual stocks, bonds and exchange-traded funds. Each client portfolio is customized and managed based on the client’s particular risk tolerance, tax status, existing positions, long-term goals and cash-flow needs. In the 19 years since Farr, Miller & Washington’s founding, Michael Farr and his team have grown from a small shop to a firm with more than $1.2 billion in assets under management. The firm boasts a hand-picked team of principals with an average tenure of 15 years. “Our unwavering belief in fundamentals allows Farr, Miller & Washington to best serve our clients and grow their wealth,” Farr says.

QUICK TIP: “Clients encounter their greatest investment threats from their own psychological vulnerabilities.”

Farr has been a contributor to CNBC for more than 15 years. He is a member of the National Association for Business Economics, the Economic Club of Washington, DC, and the Washington Association of Money Managers. Having had his share of media time, Farr is not one to rely on conventional means to grow business. While television and print media have been helpful, Farr has found more success through public speaking and the books he has authored.