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Who We Are

  • Intelligent listeners to our clients’ wants and needs.
  • Uniquely customized responders to our clients.
  • Enthusiastically committed to outstanding client service.

Norman H. Chait, CFA

Norman Chait is the Managing Principal of Nardis Advisors, an independent Registered Investment Advisor based in Larchmont, NY, focused on building customized portfolios comprised primarily of independent money managers for a select group of individuals, families and small businesses.

He was previously a director of Hedge Fund Manager Origination and Sourcing at Merrill Lynch, servicing both institutional and high net worth clients.

He has 21 years of experience in all aspects of the liquid traditional and alternative investment industries. He also acts as an expert witness in arbitrations and trials involving money management issues.

Norman was also CEO/CIO of Rutherford Asset Management, where he advised to $900 million in allocations to external hedge funds for the interests of Lord Jacob Rothschild and family, and outside clients. Prior to this he was Vice President, Hedge Fund Research at AIG Global Investment, where he managed a $2 billion portfolio of externally managed hedge funds. He received an MBA from Columbia University in 1995 (beta gamma sigma), and a Law Degree from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1988.

He served in the Judge Advocate General Division of the Israel Defense Force from 1988-1993, and is a graduate of the Israel Defense Force Officer’s School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. Norman is married with three children and divides his time between Larchmont, New York and Zichron Ya’akov, Israel.

Gail Wiesenfeld, CFA

Gail joined Nardis Advisors in January 2013. Previously, she was a Vice President in Equity Research for 15 years at sell-side firms including Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns and CJ Lawrence. This encompassed extensive financial analysis of public companies, making stock recommendations and marketing to both institutional and retail investors. She subsequently took a hiatus to raise children, during which time she ran a women’s investment group.

Gail is a resident of Scarsdale NY, and is married with two children. She has a BA from Emory University (1979) and an MBA in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business (1985). She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Registration with the SEC does not imply that Nardis or any principals or employees of Nardis possess a certain level of skill or training in the investment advisory or any other business.