Michael Cannivet is the founder and President of Silverlight Asset Management, which provides investment advisory services through CS Planning Corp., an SEC-registered investment advisor. He is also a Forbes contributor and columnist for RealClearMarkets.
Prior to founding Silverlight, Michael was a partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Palo Capital. There he was responsible for the firm’s investment research process, overseeing investment strategy, asset allocation and security selection for client portfolios. His theoretical work pioneered a valuation approach that aided in the successful management of two of the firm’s investment strategies.
Michael was previously a security analyst for Fisher Investments, where he worked under the tutelage of acclaimed investor, Ken Fisher. In 2009, he co-authored Fisher Investments on Consumer Staples, published by John Wiley & Sons.
Michael received a Bachelor’s degree in Government from Georgetown University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Outside of work, Michael is an active supporter of the Make-a-Wish Foundation and he serves as a Wish Granter. He resides in Ladera Ranch, California with his wife and two sons.