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Mr. Eric Kobren

Eric Kobren has more than 25 years experience in the investment field. He graduated cum laude from Bernard Baruch College (CUNY) in 1974. After receiving his MBA from Columbia University in January, 1976, he worked in professional staff positions with Merrill Lynch and E.F. Hutton in New York. In 1982, Eric joined Delphi Management, a highly regarded institutional money management firm in Boston, as Vice President of Research and Trading. In 1983, he was named Group Marketing Director at Fidelity Investments. In 1985, Eric founded the Mutual Fund Investors Association, Inc. (MFIA) and began publishing Fidelity Insight, a monthly investment report covering the Fidelity family of mutual funds. Today, MFIA provides independent information, analysis, and advice to mutual fund investors through both Fidelity Insight and FundsNet Insight, an additional monthly report covering the funds available through the fund networks of Charles Schwab, E*Trade, Fidelity, and TD Ameritrade, that Eric began in 1994. In 1987 he established a private money management service, Kobren Insight Management (KIM), which manages money for wealthy individuals and institutions through mutual funds, variable annuities, and individual bonds. Eric has been widely quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, and USA Today. In addition, he has been a frequent participant in Barron's Annual Mutual Fund Roundtable and has appeared on a variety of nationally televised programs. Eric is a trustee of Children's Hospital, Boston, a member of their investment committee, and founder of the Boston Children's Heart Philanthropic Committee.
Scholarships associated with Mr. Eric Kobren
  • Kobren Family Honors Scholarship