In the 1960’s Jacob Jay Gottlieb’s parents came to the United States from Poland. Jacob Gottlieb’s father held a Ph.D. and worked at the City University (CUNY)in New York City as an economics professor. His mother, Dr. Helena Gottlieb, was a pediatrician. These two-sided professions by both his parents gave Jacob Jay Gottlieb a love for both medicine and economics. Jacob Jay Gottlieb was born in Brooklyn, New York.
One of Mr. Gottlieb’s accomplishment came in 2001. He accepted his Chartered Financial Analyst (CAF) from the Association for Investment and Research (AIRM). Mr. Gottlieb received a Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) in economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
One of Jacob J. Gottlieb’s accomplishment came in 2001 when he received the award of Chartered Financial Analyst (CAF) charter from the Association for Investment and Research (AIRM). Mr. Gottlieb received a Bachelors of Arts (B.A.) in economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Jacob Gottlieb graduated magna cum laude from New York University Medical School in New York City. He fulfilled his dream of becoming a Doctor when he received his degree as a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). Dr. Gottlieb became an intern at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City, New York where he successfully completed his residency in internal medicine.
Jacob Jay Gottlieb in his quest to become a financial expert in the stock market resigned from the field of medicine.
Jacob Gottlieb prospered as an investment portfolio member at Merlin Financial in London, England. At Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC Mr. Gottlieb was involved as a buy-side analyst. Mr. Gottlieb was a member of Balyasny Asset Management, L.P. (BA), which he helped to establish. In 2005 Jacob Gottlieb founded his company which he called Visium Asset Management, LLC where he was the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer.
When he was young, and being a fan of baseball, Jacob Gottlieb traded baseball cards and devoted as much time as he could to his newfound trade. This consisted of collecting full baseball teams, which included the Yankees. In 7th. grade, he won a contest in which he picked stocks. His father seeing the gift he had in picking stocks that won, arranged for young Jacob to have his own account in investment trading. Jacob Gottlieb was an entrepreneur and gained experience selling drinks he bought at a grocery store and sold them to golfers at a local course, for a profit.
Gottlieb believes that those in the field of medicine and Wall Street trading are risk takers. He has managed to connect his medical experience and his trading experience together and use them to his advantage.
Because of his humble heart, Mr. Gottlieb is active in nonprofit causes such as Covenant House. He has a tender heart for homeless children and does everything he can to help. Covenant House helps youths in distress who have no place to go. Covenant House is determined to get these young people off the streets and into a safe environment.