Dr. Michael Bergmann co-founded AMG with Earl Wright over forty years ago and currently serves as Senior Executive Vice President and Director of AMG National Trust Bank. In this role, Michael leads the firm’s economic and investment research efforts and is Chairman of AMG’s Investment Committee.
Over his career, Michael developed many specific-purpose financial models, methods, and techniques as well as authored numerous economic articles that contributed to the advancement of financial risk control through asset allocation.
- “Method of Ascertaining an Efficient Frontier for Tax-Sensitive Investors,” (US Patent 7461021B2, 2008)
- “Multi-index Shrinkage Estimation: Theory and Empirical Tests,” Journal of Wealth Management, 2005
- “Estimating Asset Class Standard Deviations and Correlations,” Journal of Wealth Management, 2003
Michael received his PhD in Business Economics and his Master’s degree in Statistics from Stanford University and his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota.