David M. Smith

David M. Smith

Professor and Chair, Finance
Massry School of Business


Massry School of Business BB347

PhD, Finance, Virginia Tech, 1989

David M. Smith

Faculty Expertise and Achievement

Professor Smith has published more than 25 refereed articles in journals including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, Journal of Portfolio Management, and Journal of Financial Research. He has been the principal author of several successful proposals, including one that brought $1.6 million to establish the Center for Institutional Investment Management at UAlbany. Smith is a recipient of the Financial Frontiers Award for Research Excellence, from JanusINTECH and the Financial Planning Association. For four years he was an associate editor of the Journal of Business Research. His student advisees have received awards for their own research. Smith is a CFA charterholder and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Research Interests

Managed funds, portfolio strategies. 

Research Websites

Teaching Interests and Areas

  • Managerial Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Fixed Income Analysis
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Securities Regulation

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