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Maury Fertig

Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Relative Value Partners (RVP)

Maury Fertig co-founded Relative Value Partners (RVP) in 2004 with Bob Huffman. Maury serves as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer, overseeing all investment strategies and client relationships, including institutional clients.
 
Prior to starting RVP, Fertig spent 17 years at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup working in Institutional Fixed Income and eventually as Head of Midwest Corporate Bond Sales. He started his career at KPMG Peat Marwick, as a Senior Accountant.
 
Ingrained in the Chicagoland community, Maury serves on the Board of Directors of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago and is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Pooled Endowment Portfolio Committee. He also held the role of Hillel Board President at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a former member of the international Board of Directors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. In 2004, Maury was named an Exemplar of Excellence, an award recognizing individuals whose work for Hillel sets a standard for others to emulate. He also earned special alumni recognition by the Pi Lambda Phi National Fraternity.
 
Maury is the author of The Seven Deadly Sins of Investing: How to Conquer your Worst Impulses and Save your Financial Future (AMACOM). Maury has been quoted extensively in business media such as Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Dow Jones and Investment News. He has also appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and Fox News. Additionally, he authors a column about income strategies for Forbes.com.