Leland Faust

Leland Faust founded CSI Capital Management and was chief investment officer from 1978 through 2011 and managed over $1.5 billion for the company. He was chief investment officer of a highly rated mutual fund. Since 1978 he and his firm have represented over 500 NFL, NBA and MLB stars, Grammy and Academy award winners, high wealth individuals, foundations, family trusts and retirement plans.

For his work in the financial services industry Faust was named from 2007 through 2010 (every year he was eligible for selection) by Barron’s to its annual list of the Top 100 Independent Investment Advisors in the US. For his work with professional athletes he was named by The Sporting News to its annual list of The 100 Most Powerful People in the Sports Industry (one of only two investment advisors ever selected for that list).

In 2011 CSI Capital Management sold its business and responsibility for managing approximately $1.7 billion to SunTrust Bank.

A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street is Fleecing You and Ruining America was named #1 in New Releases in Financial Services by Amazon and is currently #4 in Best Sellers in Financial Services Industry. The book is a collection of Faust’s real life observations from working in the industry for over 40 years.