Robert N. Gordon



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 since 1976.

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