Michael Farr is CEO and founder of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of the firm. Prior to starting Farr, Miller & Washington, he was a principal with Alex, Brown & Sons.
Mr. Farr has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC's Nightly News, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Reuters, and the Nightly Business Report. Mr. Farr is heard on Associated Press Radio, CBS Radio and National Public Radio. And he has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, The Washington Post, Businessweek, USA Today, and many other publications. His market blogs can be found on HuffingtonPost.com and Politico.com.
He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC, National Association for Business Economics, The World Presidents' Organization, International Atlantic Economic Society, and The Washington Association of Money Managers.
Mr. Farr is an award-winning author of three books. The first,"A Million Is Not Enough," was published by Hachette Book Group USA in 2008. That was followed by "The Arrogance Cycle," released in September 2011 by Globe Pequot Press. His third book, "Restoring Our American Dream: The Best Investment," was released in March of 2013 by Headline Books Inc. and received a Finalist Award from the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Current Events/Social Change category.
Mr. Farr is currently Chairman of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation and a Trustee of Sibley Memorial Hospital and of Sewanee, The University of the South. He is a current Director of Goal Financial, LLC and Atlas Financial Services Group, Ltd. He has formerly served as Vice Chairman of the Salvation Army, Chairman of the Travelers Aid Society, and Trustee of Ford's Theatre; Nation's Capital Progress Foundation; the Paul Berry Academic Scholarship Foundation; and Neediest Kids.
Mr. Farr is a graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is married and has two children.
The sheer volume of current “worries” in this market seems huge by historical standards, says financial advisor Michael Farr.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president, weigh in on the Dow crossing 20,000 for the first time in history, and why the anticipation of Trump policies are driving the market higher. With the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders.
CNBC Contributor Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington President, discusses how to play the "fully-valued" market environment.
CNBC Contributor Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington President, weighs in on what today's big bank earnings mean for the Trump rally.
Oil is having a spectacular year. But that's not cause for celebration just yet, says Michael Farr.
The Fed should hike interest rates now, but here are three reasons why it won't raise rates until 2017, says investment advisor Michael Farr.
Trading patterns have changed dramatically in the third quarter. Here's why investors are moving their money, says financial advisor Michael Farr.
The Fed needs to consider the possibility that hiking interest rates could actually be good for the economy, says Michael Farr.