CFA Society New York Wins Two Society Excellence Awards from CFA Institute

CFANY named Most Outstanding Society laureate for its outstanding work and dedication throughout the year; adds Research Foundation Award for Website and Social Media

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

New York, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CFA Society New York (CFANY) has been recognized by CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence, as the 2018 recipient of Most Outstanding Society. The 2018 Society Excellence Awards recognize CFA Institute member societies who have made an outstanding impact and contribution to delivering member value and furthering the mission of CFA Institute in their communities. The Outstanding Society award recognizes exceptional across-the-board performance in all areas, including:

  •  Strategic direction (a solid mission, vision, strategic objectives, and a healthy project pipeline);
  • Governance and leadership (society structure, volunteer management and governing policies);
  • Administrative, financial, and technological operations;
  • Develop future professionals (candidate and student support);
  • Deliver member value (high-quality continuing education programmes, platforms and events);
  • Build market integrity (thought-leadership, advocacy efforts, and outreach);
  • Advance professionalism and professional recognition (brand awareness, regulatory waivers, etc.).

The Society Excellence Awards programme gives CFA Institute the opportunity to distinguish the hard work and commitment that our global network of societies demonstrates” noted Emily Dunbar, head, Global Society Relations. “With 149 societies in 73 countries and territories, CFA Institute is grateful for the thousands of CFA charterholders that generously volunteer their time and skills, and in turn, help to create a better member organization that benefits the investment profession at a local, regional and global level.

CFA Society New York was also bestowed the Research Foundation Award for Website and Social Media. See CFANY’s award-winning dedicated Research Foundation landing page, here.

The CFA Institute Society Awards Programme was established in 2006 to identify and reward efforts of societies in the delivery of the CFA Institute mission and provide value to the investment professionals they represent. This year, there were 132 nominations submitted globally in 14 award categories, representing 51 societies. 

We are honoured to receive both the Most Outstanding Society Award and the Research Foundation Award for Website and Social Media this year”, said CFANY CEO Daniel Dagen, CFA. “As a member society of CFA Institute, we are dedicated in our efforts help build the next generation of investment professionals, to serve our members and promote the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence.  We are proud of the recognition shown by CFA Institute for our commitment to supporting the organization’s mission.

About CFA Society New York
Since 1937, CFANY has sought to raise the standards of the investment industry through global insight, a dynamic community of local investment management professionals, and thought leadership. CFANY’s mission is to raise the bar in investment management wherever possible and help establish the course for where the investment industry is headed.

CFANY is a leading voice within a network of CFA Societies in 150 countries, representing over 145,000 CFA Institute members world-wide. CFANY works in conjunction with CFA Institute to develop the industry’s future professionals and to raise the standards of professionalism in the investment management industry.

With close to 11,000 members, CFA Society New York is the largest CFA Institute member society in the world.

Visit WWW.CFANY.ORG for more upcoming events and additional information.

About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has over 145,000 members in 159 countries and territories, including 139,000 CFA charterholders, and 147 member societies. For more information, visit



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