Michael Farr

Michael Farr

Formal First Name
4/24/1961 - present

Michael Farr is President and Chief Executive Officer of Farr, Miller & Washington, a wealth management firm based in Washington, DC. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the firm. His position as a DC-based manager places him with unparalleled insights into the link between Washington, Wall Street, and Main Street. Farr is also a highly regarded speaker on topics such as investing, retirement, the current economic situation, and the Federal Reserve.

Professional Experience

Academic History



  • Farr is the longest-running paid contributor for CNBC television.
  • He has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC’s Nightly News, CNN, BloombergTV, Reuters, and the Nightly Business Report. 
  • He can be heard on Associated Press Radio, CBS Radio, and National Public Radio
  • He has been quoted in national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, Businessweek, and USA Today. 
  • His market blogs can be found on,, and 
  • He hosts a weekly podcast called FarrCast, where he covers wealth strategies and financial news



  • He founded the Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation, which raised over $100 million in its first decade; while he was a Trustee of the Hospital and Chairman of the Hospital’s Investment Committee, the endowment grew from $340 million to well over $1 billion.