Murray is Chairman of the Board of Horizon Kinetics and was a co-founder of the Firm. He has 35 years of investing experience and is responsible for overseeing the Horizon Kinetics Research Team. Murray also serves as Chairman of the Firm’s Investment Committee, which is responsible for all portfolio management decisions. Previously, Murray spent 16 years at Bankers Trust Company (1978-1994) as a senior portfolio manager and research analyst. As a senior fund manager, he was responsible for investing the Utility Mutual Fund, along with three of the bank’s Common Trust Funds: The Special Opportunity Fund, The Utility Fund, and The Tangible Assets Fund. He was also a member of the Equity Strategy Group and the Investment Strategy Group, which established asset allocation guidelines for the Private Bank. By 1994, Murray managed approximately $600 million in trust and fund assets and was deeply involved in new product development. Murray received a BA and MA from Brooklyn College and an MBA from Pace University.