Jacques R. Elmaleh, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager, Director of Research

Boca Raton, FL
Focus Areas

Equity Research
Portfolio Management
Sustainable Investments

Client Specialty


Jacques R. Elmaleh, CFA is a Senior Portfolio Manager, Director of Research, and a Principal at The Colony Group. He brings over 20 years of experience working with clients as a portfolio manager and director of research specializing in sustainable investing, growth, dividend income, and international equity strategies.

Jacques served as Director of Research and a Portfolio Manager and Principal at Steinberg Global Asset Management prior to their merger with The Colony Group in 2019. Previously, he worked for a money management firm in Miami as an Investment analyst.

Jacques earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Boston College and an MBA from the University of Miami, where he was awarded the Patrick Cesarano Scholarship for academic excellence in finance. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst ® designation and is a member of the CFA Society of South Florida. In 2022, he completed the BlackRock Emerging Leader Lab program.

Jacques enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, biking, and boating.

Published Insights

Investing with Values: Thoughts on the Anti-ESG Movement

There has been much debate, both positive and negative, swirling about ESG investing. What has become known as the “anti-ESG movement” gained significant momentum in 2022. It is not...

Investing with Values: Q3 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act (the “IRA” or the “Act”) of 2022, or H.R. 5376, became law on August 16th, 2022.  The bill represents the largest-ever single federal investment in...

“2 Stocks You Can Count on for Reliable Dividends”

The Colony Group’s Jacques Elmaleh spoke with StockNews in “2 Stocks You Can Count on for Reliable Dividends”. He said, “The defensive characteristics of dividend stocks can provide a lower-volatility way to stay invested in equities during rocky stock markets.” Read the full article here. 

To 2030 and Beyond: Sustainable Investing Megatrends – Webinar Recording

The trend to invest in sustainable strategies has increased rapidly, resulting in more than $17 trillion in these assets at end of 2020, a 42% increase from 2018 according...