Mr. Trennert is the chairman and chief executive officer of Strategas and its related companies. In addition, as chief investment strategist, Mr. Trennert is known as one of Wall Street’s top thought leaders on the subject of markets and economic policy. His research pieces are read by leading institutional investors and corporate executives across the globe.
In 2006, Mr. Trennert co-founded Strategas, which originally began with just five employees. Today, the firm employs over 50 research analysts, institutional salesmen, and sales traders at its offices in New York, Washington D.C., and Columbus, Ohio. Prior to founding Strategas, Mr. Trennert was the chief investment strategist and a senior managing director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group where he built and oversaw two of that firm’s most popular research efforts, its company surveys, and Investment Strategy groups. Widely quoted in the domestic and foreign press, Mr. Trennert is a regular guest host on CNBC's "Squawk Box" and "Bloomberg Surveillance" with Tom Keene. He is the author of three books on investing and the investment business. My Side of the Street, published in 2015 by St. Martin’s Press, was described as a “colorful account of how it was and how the financial markets are changing, for better and for worse.”
He is committed to a number of Italian, Italian-American, and Catholic causes in New York and abroad. Mr. Trennert is a member of the investment committee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and sits on the advisory board at Hollow Brook Wealth Management LLC. He has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and BS in International Economics from Georgetown University.