Gerald N. Kieft
Gerald Kieft is the Founder and President of Wall Street Resources. Mr. Kieft began his career in the finance industry as an analyst for the Loan Source in 1991, providing debt-funding sources for small businesses through Small Business Association (SBA) loans. Subsequently, he has worked as a buy-side analyst and portfolio manager for a hedge fund, a sell-side analyst for a boutique brokerage firm and as a consultant to high net worth individuals at a number of financial institutions including Prudential Securities, Legg Mason Wood Walker and Raymond James & Associates. Throughout his career in the finance industry, he has provided quality information on micro and small capital companies to the investment community. His hands-on experience has led to an investment strategy that aims to reduce market risk without sacrificing performance by combining high growth companies with other investments with lower volatility such as intermediate-term bonds. Individual security selection is driven by a system that has evolved over the last 20 years using a combination of fundamental and technical analysis to determine what to buy and when to buy or sell respectively. In 2003, Mr. Kieft founded Wall Street Resources to offer this information to investors though numerous financial publications and comprehensive research reports.
Mr. Kieft holds a B.S. in Business, majoring in Finance, from Eastern Illinois University and a B.A., majoring in Economics.
Paul L. Silver
Paul Silver joined Wall Street Resources in 2006 as its Managing Director of Research. Mr. Silver has been in the financial services industry since 1995 and began his professional career in auditing with a Big Four accounting firm in New York City. He made the move to Wall Street as a sell-side research analyst for two global investment banks in New York City including Salomon Smith Barney and UBS Paine Webber. At Salomon Smith Barney, he was a member of the firm’s research team covering REITs that was consistently ranked #1 by Institutional Investor magazine. Most recently, Mr. Silver worked for a private equity firm as its Chief Investment Strategist.
Mr. Silver holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and an M.B.A. in International Finance and Accounting from New York University's Stern Business School.