People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

We have carefully selected professionals to our team who are committed to delivering what we believe is an exceptional client experience.

Edward A. Ciancarelli, MBA, MSF, CFA

Senior Research Analyst

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Edward is a Senior Research Analyst and Principal at The Colony Group with over 14 years of experience in the investment industry. He is responsible for equity research and analysis for the firm, with a particular focus on the technology sector of The Colony Group’s mid- and large-cap strategies.

Before joining The Colony Group, Edward was an Assistant Vice President at Eaton Vance Management. While at Eaton Vance, he conducted fundamental research on European and Japanese equities across all sectors with a focus on financials and technology. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society where he serves as a member of the Global Equity Subcommittee.

Edward earned a Bachelor of Science from Babson College and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.