FFCM, LLC is a Boston based SEC Registered Investment Adviser founded in 2009. The investment team comprises of industry professionals with extensive experience at leading global financial institutions. FFCM opened its downtown Boston office with a vision to provide investors efficient and inexpensive exposure to popular investment factors thorough a novel family of ETFs, and investment strategies otherwise limited to institutional investors.
Bill DeRoche, CFA
Bill is responsible for all aspects of product development, management and portfolio construction. Prior to joining FFCM LLC, Bill was a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) and was the head of the U.S. Enhanced Equities team. His focus was on managing long only and 130/30 U.S. strategies, as well as providing research on SSGA’s stock-ranking models and portfolio construction techniques. During Bill’s time at SSGA, the Global Enhanced Equities team grew to more than US$100 billion in assets. Prior to joining SSGA in 2003, Bill was a quantitative analyst and portfolio manager at Putnam Investments. Bill has been working in the investment management field since 1995. Prior to 1995, Bill was a Naval Aviator flying the Grumman A-6 Intruder as a member of Attack Squadron Eighty-Five aboard the USS America (CV-66).
Bill holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He has also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
William DeRoche, CFA
Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager