Meera K. Mayer ’86

Executive Director
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Meera Mayer is Executive Director for Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management. Prior to that she was a general partner of Zedd Capital LLC, a managed long/short equity hedge fund. Before founding Zedd Capital in 2002, Ms. Mayer was a senior portfolio manager and vice president at Goldman Sachs Asset Management where she co-managed large-cap value portfolios for mutual fund, institutional, and high-net-worth clients. In addition to portfolio management she also had primary research responsibility for technology, healthcare, telecommunications, and media.

Ms. Mayer began her career in investment research and management at Oppenheimer and Company in 1990 as an equity research analyst. In 1992, she moved to Oppenheimer capital as a research analyst where she researched and recommended a broad array of stocks emphasizing undervalued, improving earnings and cash-flow situations with near-term catalysts. In 1995, Ms. Mayer joined Key Asset Management (Spears, Benzak, Salomon and Farrell) as a portfolio manager and managing director. She was a member of the investment strategy and policy group that formulated investment decisions affecting all equity portfolios. In that role she was also responsible for client communications for institutional investors, endowments, foundations, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals.