Robert N. Gordon
is the president of Twenty-First Securities Corporation, which
he founded in 1983.
Since 1991, Mr. Gordon has served as an adjunct professor at
New York University’s Graduate School of Business, teaching
one course on “Arbitrage” theories and another titled "Taxes
and Investing". He has been involved with the Wharton School’s
Securities Industry Institute since 1979, starting as a
student, becoming a lecturer in 1983, and serving as chairman
in 1994 and 1995. Mr. Gordon has had many roles at the
Securities Industry Association, having served as an SIA
director, as treasurer, as chairman of the Tax Policy
Committee and chairman of the New York District. He is on
the Board of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown
University, on the Board of Collections
Committee of the Adler Planetarium in Chicago.
Mr. Gordon is the author (with Jan Rosen) of Wall
Street Secrets for Tax Efficient Investing and
author or coauthor of chapters in Tax Planning for the
Affluent, Market Shock and Harold Evensky’s The
Investment Think Tank.
He has published many articles on tax, arbitrage and hedging
strategies. He serves on the editorial advisory boards of Derivatives
Report, The Journal of Taxation and Investments and The
Journal of Wealth Management. Mr. Gordon is a Forbes
contributor and is routinely
quoted in the popular press on investing topics.
Before founding Twenty-First Securities, Mr. Gordon was a
partner at Oppenheimer & Company. Prior to that, he worked at
Laidlaw, Adams & Peck, where he became a regional manager and
senior vice president. He has been in the brokerage business
*Articles by Robert Gordon