Damian Ornani is the CEO of Fisher Investments, an independent money management firm serving investors globally. As of 3/31/2021, Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries manage over $169 billion in assets—over $109 billion for North American private investors, $40 billion for institutional investors, $17 billion for European private investors and $1 billion for US small to mid-sized business retirement plans. Damian started his career with Fisher Investments in 1997 and has been an Executive Officer and a member of the firm’s Board of Managers since 2005. Before his appointment as CEO, he served as President of Client Acquisition and Service. Damian speaks at client seminars nationally and is a regular contributor to various industry publications. He is a member of The Wall Street Journal CEO Council and the prestigious G100 Network of Chief Executive Officers.
Ken Fisher founded the firm in 1979, incorporated in 1986, then served as CEO until July 2016, when he was succeeded by long-time Fisher Investments employee Damian Ornani. Fisher remains active as the firm's executive chairman and co-chief investment officer.
As of March 2021, Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries manage $169 billion in assets for individual and institutional investors globally. The firm maintains four principal business units: Fisher Investments Institutional Group, Fisher Investments Private Client Group, Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions Group and Fisher Investments International Group.