Mario J. Gabelli is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and
Chief Investment Officer of Gabelli Asset Management, Inc.,
a widely recognized provider of investment advice and brokerage
services to mutual funds, institutional and high net worth
investors. Gabelli Asset Management Inc. is listed on the
New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GBL. Mr. Gabelli
founded the firm in 1977 as a broker-dealer. It has since
grown into the diversified financial services corporation
it is today.
Gabelli is a summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University
and holds an MBA degree from Columbia University Graduate
School of Business, and an Honorary Doctorate Degree from
Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. He is a leading
proponent of the Graham & Dodd school of securities analysis.
He is a pioneer in applying Graham & Dodd's principles to
the analysis of domestic, cash generating, franchise companies
in a wide range of industries. His proprietary Private Market
Value methodology is now an analytical standard in the value
investing community. Mr. Gabelli is a Chartered Financial
Analyst, a member and former officer of the New York Society
of Security Analysts, the New York Society of Auto Analysts
and the Entertainment Analysts Group of New York. In addition
to his own company, he is Chairman of Lynch Corporation and
Lynch Interactive, both listed on the American Stock Exchange.
Gabelli has been a frequent commentator on CNBC and CNN. He
has appeared six times on "Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser."
Mr. Gabelli is often written about in the financial print
media including Institutional Investor, Business Week, Fortune,
Forbes, Money and Changing Times. He has also contributed
articles to investment publications such as the Financial
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