Our ACM Team

Our Wealth and Investment Teams

In Alphabetical Order

ACM Wealth services help families grow, preserve and distribute their wealth on their terms.

Clients can choose to have our ACM Wealth advisors guide them through specific financial planning issues or run point on their total financial well-being.

Our wealth services start with a disciplined approach and an experienced process of helping our client assess and monitor their current and future assets and spending.  We then design the most tax efficient method of distributing and protecting your assets and investment income.

ACM Wealth is unique in that our investment team is in-house,  experienced and accessible to you and your ACM wealth advisor.   We understand that investment selection and management requires experience, specific skills and time.

Our investment team is headed by nationally recognized economist and money manager Dr. Charles Lieberman and consists of former Wall Street, Federal Reserve and World Bank economists, academics, money managers, PhDs, CFAs and security analysts.

We look to exploit our economic expertise when determining our top down direction.  Yet in the end, it is our fundamental value approach of equity and fixed income security selection that rounds out our customized portfolios.

ACM Wealth Financial Planning Committee

At ACM Wealth, we are committed to offering the highest level of investment and wealth management guidance and support to help you achieve your financial goals—and profound peace of mind. The ACM Wealth Financial Planning Committee plays a crucial role in ensuring we deliver on this promise and hold ourselves accountable to a set of financial planning processes and disciplines that put your needs first.

The committee is comprised of a team of financial professionals from varying backgrounds who come together to share diverse viewpoints, collaborate on best practices, and engage in intellectual debate to create common processes and assumptions designed to get you started on your journey and ensure that you continue to receive thorough and complete planning services.

As a team of seasoned experts, the committee focuses on all aspects of financial planning, curating thought leadership, promoting continuing education, standardizing planning assumptions across ACM and evaluating and implementing the latest software applications and planning tools to improve the ACM Wealth client experience. Members of the committee are also active contributors to ACM’s weekly wealth commentary, where we offer industry insights designed to educate and inform.                

Partner /Portfolio Manager / Chief Investment Officer
Dr. Charles Lieberman is the Chief Investment Officer and co-founder of Advisors Capital Management, LLC. He began his professional career as an academic at the University of Maryland and Northwestern University. After five years in academia, he joined the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as head of its Monetary Analysis staff before coming to...READ FULL BIO
David Lieberman, M.B.A.
Partner / Portfolio Manager
Director of Investment Research
David is currently a Partner and Managing Director with Advisors Capital Management where he sits on the Management Committee, bringing nearly 25 years of experience in investment management, corporate finance, and corporate management. Prior to joining Advisors Capital, Mr. Lieberman founded and sold 3 companies, including BookRags, Inc. He served as BookRags’ President and CEO...READ FULL BIO
Partner / Portfolio Manager
Dr. JoAnne Feeney is a Portfolio Manager and a member of the investment committee with Advisors Capital Management, LLC (ACM). Prior to joining ACM, Dr. Feeney was senior equity analyst for more than 10 years at boutique sell-side firms including Punk, Ziegel & Co., FTN Equity Capital, Longbow Research, and ABR Investment Strategy where she...READ FULL BIO
Portfolio Manager
Paul Broughton is an equity portfolio manager with ACM. Prior to joining the firm, he was a co-manager of the Salient Dividend Signal Strategy® portfolios. Prior to joining Salient in 2010, Paul held various roles in fixed income portfolio management and trading with Pacific Capital Bancorp and American Century Investments. He began his career with...READ FULL BIO
Portfolio Manager
Randall Coleman is a portfolio manager focused in international and small/mid cap securities. Before joining ACM, Randall was the co-manager of the Salient Dividend Signal Strategy® portfolios. Previously, Randall was a portfolio manager and analyst for Berkeley Capital Management. In 2008, Forward Management acquired Berkeley, and subsequently in 2015, Salient acquired Forward. Before joining Berkeley...READ FULL BIO
Partner / Portfolio Manager
Mr. Kelly is the Portfolio Manager of Fixed Income and a member of the Investment Committee. Before joining ACM, Mr. Kelly was a portfolio manager at Verition Fund Management New York, NY where his duties included managing a long/short portfolio. Prior to Verition Fund Management, Mr. Kelly was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs and a research analyst...READ FULL BIO
Partner / Portfolio Manager
Prior to joining ACM as a Portfolio Manager, David Ruff was a managing director and senior portfolio manager at Salient where he co-managed the Dividend Signal Strategy® portfolios. Previously, David was chief investment officer for Berkeley Capital Management. In 2008, Forward Management acquired Berkeley, and subsequently in 2015, Salient acquired Forward. Prior to joining Berkeley...READ FULL BIO
Partner / Portfolio Manager
Mr. Strauss is a Portfolio Manager and a member of the investment committee with Advisors Capital Management, LLC (ACM). Prior to joining ACM Mr. Strauss was the former Vice Chairman of Abner Herrman & Brock Asset Management (AHB) for seventeen years where he managed equity and fixed income portfolios and was a member of that firm’s investment...READ FULL BIO
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