CFA Charterholder Francisco J. Faraco is founding member of Faraco Partners, LLC, in New York City and a Teaching Assistant in the Master of Science in Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago. A dedicated leader and consultant, Faraco has helped several graduate-level students navigate careers in their respective fields and worked for many national and international financial organizations globally.


Years of Diversified Experience

Founder and CEO of Faraco Partners, LLC, Francisco Faraco, is an experienced manager and CFA Charterholder. Before establishing his own firm in 2017, he was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, where he handled accounts for Ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWI) and corporations in the US and Latin America. As part of his role, he developed quantitative investment strategies by modeling asset allocation and portfolio construction recommendations, as well as performed top-down fundamental analysis on individual securities and indexes.
He was part of the Global Investment Opportunities group at JP Morgan, where he was an Executive Director responsible for providing UHNWI, Corporations and Family Offices in Mexico, Central & South America, and the Caribbean, with Institutional Service, Investment Advice and Trading Execution across a wide range of Asset Classes.
During his time at J.P. Morgan, Francisco was part of the Investment Committee of the Latin American division, where he was responsible for analyzing market trends and developing strategies for the firm's clients.
He also participated in the weekly Opportunity Call meetings, where he discussed and presented to the entire Private Banking division overall market trends, trading ideas and tactical asset allocation adjustments.

Before establishing his own firm, Francisco worked at Eurobanco in Venezuela as a Sales Trader. He was responsible for overseeing all Local-currency and US Dollar Funding, Repo Trading, Short-dated Interest Rate Business and Emerging Market Dollar-denominated Bond Trading.

He earned his Master of Science in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago in 2004. He also holds a Masters of Arts in Economics from the American University in Washington, DC, and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Universidad Metropolitana in Venezuela.

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a member of various professional organizations such as the NYSSA and the CFAI. He  successfully passed various examinations that are related to the financial industry, such as the National Commodities Futures and General Securities Representative Examinations. He also passed the NASAA Law Examinations.

Currently, Francisco is a part-time Teaching Assistant with the Industry Perspectives In-Residence program for graduate students in the Master of Science in Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago. He also serves on the Executive Advisory Council of the University's Physical Sciences Division. He is fluent in Spanish and has working knowledge of Portuguese.

He lives in New York's Westchester County with his wife, Maggie, and their three children, Nick, Andy and Isa. He also has three pets named Hunter, Bella, and Toby.

Currently, Francisco divides his time between acting as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Chicago's Physical Sciences Division for the next generation of bankers and running his firm from New York City.

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