Rochester Cahan, CFA

Quantitative Research Consultant


Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Studies double degree in Mathematical Physics and Finance, Massey University, New Zealand

Rochester Cahan joined McKinley Capital as a Quantitative Research Consultant in 2013.  Mr. Cahan has more than ten (10) years of investment industry experience and is currently the U.S. Portfolio Strategist at Empirical Research Partners LLC.   Before joining Empirical Research Partners LLC in 2013, Mr. Cahan was the head of U.S. Quantitative Strategy for Deutsche Bank in New York.  During his tenure there the team was top-ranked for quantitative research in the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team survey for three consecutive years from 2011 through 2013.  Before Deutsche Bank he also held quantitatively-focused positions at Macquarie Bank and Citigroup in both New York and Sydney, Australia from 2003 through 2010.  In addition to his highly regarded practitioner research, Mr. Cahan has published a number of academic articles in top journals including The Journal of Empirical Finance, The Journal of Banking and Finance, and The Journal of Portfolio Management.

In his years on the MCM Scientific Advisory Board, Mr. Cahan has published an article with Mr. Robert A. Gillam and Dr. Guerard on text recognition in global stock selection modeling.