Peter H. Starr
President and Chief Executive Officer
With over two decades specializing in the financial services industry, Peter has earned a reputation as a dynamic, results-oriented advisor and consultant as well as an international thought leader on retail and institutional financial services. Prior to merging his firm into Chatham Partners and becoming President and CEO, Peter was the principal and founder of PH Starr Associates, a consulting and market research firm that assisted financial service firms with strategy development and brand building. Major clients included Fidelity Investments, Old Mutual Insurance Company, John Hancock Financial Services, TD Waterhouse, FleetBoston Financial and Bank of America. Previously, Peter was a Managing Director and Director of Consulting at Cerulli Associates, where he headed both the retail and institutional client consulting divisions as well as the institutional research initiatives. He was directly involved in product development, market research and competitive analysis across a range of products and market areas, and was known for producing the highly recognized Cerulli Institutional Reports.
Peter is a frequent industry speaker on trends in institutional and retail markets both in the U.S. and abroad. He is quoted frequently in such news outlets as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Pension and Investments, Fortune Magazine and Institutional Investor. He has appeared on NBC Nightly News, CNBC and CNN discussing financial service trends. He earned a B.S. at Northeastern University.