Edward A. Ciancarelli, CFA, MBA, MSF

Senior Portfolio Manager

Boston, MA
Focus Areas

Equity Research
Portfolio Management


Babson College, Advisory Board; Saint John’s Preparatory School, Alumni Advisory Board; Babson College, Coaching for Leadership & Teamwork Program

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.

Published Insights

The Equity Bull Market is not Running on Empty

Despite its age, the bull market for equities looks well-positioned to continue, putting it as the second longest in American history.  Corporate profits have emerged from a so-called “earnings recession,” consumers are repairing their balance sheets and starting to spend again, and signs of recovery are picking up worldwide.  ...

3 Tips for Investors on Understanding Reported Earnings

As earnings season is underway for the second quarter of 2016, companies will report to investors how much they earned in the just closed quarter.  Sometimes the most important information is not what management highlights but what they may choose to ignore when calculating earnings.  This stems from the use...

Five Tips for Evaluating a Management Team before Investing

Examining the strengths of a management team is essential when evaluating your next investment idea.  This important step in the research process is often overlooked or not given the proper consideration it deserves.  Management quality and character are important and can be difficult to ascertain.  However, implosions such as...