Kenneth Levy

Principal and Co-Founder
Jacobs Levy Equity Management

Ken Levy, WG’76, G’82, is principal and co-founder of Jacobs Levy Equity Management, where he is co-chief investment officer, portfolio manager, and co-director of research.

His articles on equity management have appeared in Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Investing, the Journal of Financial Perspectives, Japanese Security Analysts Journal, and Operations Research. He has received several Graham and Dodd Awards from Financial Analysts Journal and a Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award from the Journal of Portfolio Management.

Levy is co-author with Bruce Jacobs of Equity Management: Quantitative Analysis for Stock Selection, which was translated into Chinese by China Machine Press, and Equity Management: The Art and Science of Modern Quantitative Investing, 2nd ed., co-editor with Bruce Jacobs of Market Neutral Strategies, and co-editor of The Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards: Five Years of Award-Winning Articles from The Journal of Portfolio Management, Volumes One through Four. He was a featured contributor to How I Became a Quant: Insights from 25 of Wall Street’s Elite.

Levy has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Cornell University, an MBA and a master’s degree in business economics from the Wharton School, and completed all requirements short of the dissertation for a doctorate at Wharton. He is a CFA charterholder and has served on the CFA Candidate Curriculum Committee, POSIT Advisory Board, and the investment board of a community foundation.