SENIOR EQUITY RESEARCH ANALYST
Mesniaeff is the longest continuously-publishing communication equipment analyst on Wall Street. He has over 24 years of experience analyzing the telecommunications industry, 21 of them as a senior sell-side analyst. He began his career at Wheat First Securities (now Wells Fargo) in Richmond, VA and has covered a broad range of telecom and communications technology companies for Robinson-Humphrey, Friedman Billings Ramsey, Credit Lyonnais/CLSA, Needham & Co., Kaufman Bros., and others. In 2010, he was ranked the #2 analyst for Telecom Equipment by the Forbes Magazine analyst survey. He has also been selected as a Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst for both stock-picking and estimate accuracy, and has received recognition in Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates surveys at various stages of his career. Mr. Mesniaeff holds a B.B.A. in Business Administration from the Baruch College School of Business in New York and an M.A. in Economics, with Distinction, from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He holds the FINRA Series 7, 63, 86, and 87 licenses. He is an avid sailor and is enrolled in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.