Michael Bailey
Director of Research
FBB Capital Partners

Michael D. Bailey, CFA is Director of Research and chair of the Investment Committee at FBB Capital Partners, which specializes in offering private wealth management services to a wide range of clients including affluent individuals, families, foundations, and endowments. Mike is responsible for monitoring and analyzing macro and microeconomic data, secular industry trends, and identifying appropriate investments for client portfolios. Mr. Bailey is passionate about global capital markets, having lived and worked in London, New York, and Tokyo. He is also the author of Stop. Think. Invest.: A Behavioral Finance Framework for Optimizing Investment Portfolios (McGraw-Hill Education, January 2022).

Prior to FBB Capital Partners, Mike spent nearly nine years as a buy-side research analyst with Legg Mason Investment Counsel primarily focusing on recommending stocks in the healthcare industry and managing a model healthcare portfolio. Prior to Legg Mason, He was a Vice President and equity research analyst with Bear Stearns, where he followed the medical device industry.

Over the years, Mike’s financial insights and analysis have been featured in appearances on CNBC, Fox Business Network, NPR, and Bloomberg Radio, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, Forbes, Kiplinger, Barron’s, and The Washington Post.

Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Emory University and a Master of Arts in International Economics and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Mike is a CFA charter holder and a member of the CFA Society of Washington, D.C.