Martin Leibowitz

Martin Leibowitz

Formal First Name
1936 - present

Martin Leibowitz is a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Research at Morgan Stanley. He is recognized as a Wall Street legend whose Research on fixed-income securities revolutionized the market’s understanding of bonds. He has authored over 250 white papers and articles on various subjects of financial and investment analysis. Leibowitz was awarded numerous honors for professional excellence from the CFA Institute and was the first inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • At Morgan Stanley, Leibowitz and his associates have produced a series of studies on such topics as asset allocation, policy portfolios, rebalancing strategies, and asset/liability management.
  • In October 1995, he received the Distinguished Public Service Award from the Public Securities Association.
  • In November 1995, he became the first inductee into The Fixed Income Analyst Society’s Hall of Fame. 
  • Mr. Leibowitz has received three of the CFA Institute’s highest awards: the Nicholas Molodowsky Award in 1995, the James R. Vertin Award in 1998, and the Award for Professional Excellence in 2005. 
  • In February 2008, an article written by Mr. Leibowitz and his associate Anthony Bova was voted Best article in the 9th Annual Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards by the readers of JPM.
  • In January 2015, he was named “Financial Engineer of the Year” by the International Association for Quantitative Finance.
  • He has been the most frequent author published in both the Financial Analysts Journal (FAJ) and the Journal of Portfolio Management (JPM).
  • Ten of his FAJ articles have received the Graham and Dodd Award for excellence in financial writing. 
  • He has received special Alumni Achievement Awards from The University of Chicago and New York University.