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Mr. Degas Wright A.

Chief Investment Officer

Decatur Capital Management Inc

Direct Phone: (404) ***-**** ext. ***       

Email: d***@***.com

Decatur Capital Management Inc

250 East Ponce De Leon Avenue, Suite 325

Decatur, Georgia 30030

United States

Company Description

Decatur Capital Management, formerly Cornerstone Asset Management, is an employee-owned, SEC-registered investment advisory firm. The firm was founded by Degas A. Wright, CFA and Ralph J. Bryant, CPA and began operations in 2000. The genesis for the fir ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Captain
Degas Wright TACC Turkish American Chamber of Commerce

Domestic Equity Investment Manager
Decatur Capital Mangement

Captain
the United States Army

Director of Financial Services
MARTA (Atlanta)

Budget Analyst
Metropolitan Atlanta Transit Authority

Affiliations

Member of Pension Committee
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Advisory Board Member
TACC Southeast

Education



University of Texas at El Paso

Bachelor of Science degree
Mathematics
the United States Military Academy at West Point , New York

Master of Science degree
Economics
University of Texas at El Paso , Texas

undergraduate degree
mathematics
United State Military Academy at West Point , New York

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Atherton-Consulting

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Degas A. Wright, CFA Chief Investment Officer Decatur Capital Management, Inc.


Atherton-Consulting

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Degas A. Wright, CFA Chief Investment Officer Decatur Capital Management, Inc.


Decatur Capital Management - DCM Team

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Degas Wright

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Degas Wright CEO & CIO Portfolio Manager - Large-Cap Growth strategies


Degas Wright TACC Turkish American Chamber of Commerce

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Degas Wright Degas Wright TACC Turkish American Chamber of Commerce

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Degas Wright
Chief Investment Officer & Principal, Decatur Capital Management, Inc.


The Segal Company « Mike Klein Online

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Degas Wright, Decatur Capital Management

Degas Wright respectfully disagrees: "The key question is should we be using that historical picture going forward and I would say, probably not. Wright is a U.S. Military Academy trained mathematician, also owner and chief executive officer of Decatur Capital Management.
Wright's illustration: A pension plan that holds a 60/40 equities/bonds split would need to earn 11 percent annually in equities to post an 8 percent overall gain if the bonds earned 4 percent. He thinks that equity earnings percentage cannot be sustained. The Mercatus Center would appear to agree with Wright; Mercatus says pension plan earnings estimates should be tied to U.S. Treasury bond returns, which currently earn 4 percent. Georgia estimates 7.5 percent.
Wright also noted that pension plans were heavy on bonds several decades ago but now they are primarily heavy on equities.
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June 13, 2011 Posted by mikekleinonline | Uncategorized | Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Association County Commissioners of Georgia, Bart Hildreth, Center for Retirement Research, Congressional Budget Office, Decatur Capital Management, Degas Wright, Georgia Public Policy Foundation, Georgia State University, Leon (Rocky) Joyner, Mercatus Center, Mercer University, Mike Klein, Mike Klein Online, National Conference of State Legislatures, Pension Reforms, PEW Center on the States, Ponzi Scheme, Roger Tutterow, State Budget Solutions, Steve Vaughn, The Segal Company | Leave a comment

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