Michael Vranos

Michael Vranso
Source: Michael Vranos

Michael Vranos is the founder and chief executive officer of Ellington. Vranos founded Ellington in December of 1994 to capitalize on distressed conditions in the MBS derivatives market.

Until December 1994, Vranos was the senior managing director of Kidder Peabody in charge of RMBS trading. With Vranos as head trader and senior manager, Kidder Peabody's MBS department became a leader on Wall Street in CMO underwriting for each of the three years between 1991 and 1993.

Vranos began his Wall Street career in 1983 after graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in mathematics from Harvard University. He currently serves on the board of directors of Boys and Girls Harbor, Hedge Funds Care, the Hopkins School and the Waterside School and is an emeritus member of the board of the Stamford Shelter for the Homeless.

Vranos was raised in Ellington, Connecticut.

Previous Years

  • CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 7th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 12, 2017.

  • Delivering Alpha 2017 stage, signage

    Meet the 2017 advisory board of Delivering Alpha, which takes place on September 12, 2017 at The Pierre in New York City.

  • The stage at Delivering Alpha 2016 in New York on Sept. 13, 2016.

    CNBC and Institutional Investor hosted the 6th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 13, 2016.


CNBC and Institutional Investor are pleased to host the 8th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference in New York City on July 18, 2018. Please take note of the new month for 2018. Delivering Alpha continues to be an incomparable who’s who of the investor community with leading asset manager and institutional investors offering candid views along with illustrious political and economic commentators appearing in short segments moderated by CNBC talent and II editors.

To request additional information on Delivering Alpha, please contact lyao@ttivanguard.com.