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    Director of Special Situations at an asset management firm

    resident of NYC

    financial professional

    advocate for education


  • Who is Jarvis Buckman?

    Jarvis Buckman, a creative problem-solver by nature, has spend most of his life focusing on math, science and engineering. With a passion for these subjects he went on to receive two degrees from Columbia University. A recipient of the Bill and Melinda Gate Millennium Scholarship, Jarvis Buckman proved his determination and passion to help those around him. Always striving to do his best, Jarivs spent his time in college excelling in and out of the classroom. An active athlete at Columbia, Jarvis was on the wrestling team for the first two years of undergrad and ran track for the last three years of undergrad. In his first year on the wrestling team, Jarvis was a redshirt because of his four years of varsity participation during high school. As a result of his hard work and dedication, Jarvis earned the Eisenhower Watch and varsity letters for his accomplishments on both the Columbia Wrestling Team and Track Team.

    Financial Experience

    Jarvis Buckman has been fascinated by numbers throughout his entire life. Upon graduating from Columbia University Jarvis joined the team at JP Morgan. He worked diligently for three years on the Credit Hybrid Products team where he was eventually promoted to an associate position. After his time with JPM, Jarvis Buckman joined the Societe Generale Americas Securities (SG) in the role of Vice President of the structured products teams. During his time at SG, he helped the company bring in $5 million in revenue from trading strategy he pioneered. Following these outstanding experiences, Jarvis decided to return to Columbia to obtain his MBA in Finance. Upon finishing his degree he joined the team at Credit Suisse, where he oversaw all aspects of the company's bankruptcy claim trading activity. In that role, Jarvis Buckman recommends uniquely profitable investment opportunities to clients across complex corporate and capital structures. He is currently serving as the Director of Special Situations at an asset management firm.

    Education Advocate

    As Jarvis Buckaman sought out his professional career in finance, he always had a passion for education. He believes that educational opportunities are the foundation for a thriving global community. From Jarvis' beliefs in education he has been able to help many young people find their passion for furthering their learning. One of his greatest accomplishments in education was helping to raise over $10k for Say Yes to Education through the Wall Street Boxing Charity Championship. Jarvis Buckman has chosen to use his spare time to support education and even take on his own teaching endeavors. He not only credits his past educators for his inspiration, but his wife and sister who are both outstanding teachers. As a financial professional, Jarvis has taken a particular interest in financial literacy. Jarvis Buckman has helped develop workshops for schools as well as raise funds for programs that encourage financial literacy and independence. His ultimate goal is to develop a nonprofit organization which highlights and rewards exceptional teachers for the lifelong impact they have on their students.

  • Jarvis Buckman's Education

    Columbia University

    Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

    Bachelor of Arts in Economics

    MBA in Finance

    Class of 2003 & 2011

  • Jarvis Buckman's Blog

    Thoughts on financial literacy, education, and the professional world.

    Over the last few years the relationship between education and technology has been completely transformed. EdTech is now a rapidly growing sector, and its growth is likely to continue to accelerate in the future. The following companies have already helped fuel EdTech’s explosive advancement....
    Over 1,100 women from all over the world met at the Knockdown Center in Queens, New York for the fourth annual Girlboss Rally last November. The rally was more than just a traditional conference. It also included opportunities for networking, a bazaar of more than 20 female-owned businesses, and...
    November 30, 2018 · Jarvis Buckman,Success,Business,Entrepreneurship
    In business, and especially in entrepreneurship, the big, bad ‘F’ word is something no one wants to hear. No matter what context, a leader never wants to be described as a failure, even if it has some truth behind it. Seldom do you hear a story about a successful business or entrepreneur that...
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