Portfolio Manager and Investment Analyst
Richard graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a minor in History. Richard has been working at Keating Investment Counselors, Inc. since April 2007, managing client portfolios and analyzing investments. Mr. Keating has held an interest in investing since his childhood and had the pleasure of learning investment philosophies from his father, Jeff, throughout his life. Richard continues to learn investment techniques from his uncle, Phil, as this knowledge has now been passed down through three generations in the Keating family.
Mr. Keating initially worked for the firm in 2003-2004, doing clerical work and securities research. Richard's formal entrance into the world of professional investing occurred during his summer internship at Cypress Capital Group in 2006. Since joining Keating Investment Counselors, Inc. full time, Richard has continued to take on greater responsibilities in the day to day management of client portfolios and has risen to the title of Portfolio Manager. In addition, in 2011 he was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, the definitive standard for measuring portfolio management and investment analysis competence and integrity.