Michael A. Mendelson

32 years of experience
18 years at AQR
M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
S.M., S.B. (3), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michael Mendelson is a Principal and portfolio manager at AQR Capital Management. Michael has managed both equity and macro strategies and has been active in developing AQR’s investment infrastructure, organizing our early risk management efforts, overseeing portfolio financing and leading the effort to better serve the senior leaders of our strategic clients. Prior to AQR, Michael was the founder of the quantitative trading group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Michael is a member of the Managed Funds Association’s Board of Directors and has been Chairman of its Trading and Markets Committee and its Government Affairs Committee and is also a Governor of the Investment Company Institute (ICI). Michael earned an S.B. in mathematics, an S.B. in management, an S.B. in chemical engineering and an S.M. in chemical engineering, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles.


Recent Contributions

Member of the board of directors of the Managed Funds Association.

Chairman of the MFA's Trading and Markets Committee.

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