Guy Adami

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Guy Adami
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Guy Adami on Fast Money
Born (1963-12-18) December 18, 1963 (age 54)
North Tarrytown, New York
Residence Morristown, New Jersey[1]
Alma mater Georgetown University
Occupation Director of Advisor Advocacy at Private Advisor Group; cast member of Fast Money (CNBC)
Spouse(s) Linda Adami[2]
Children 3 children

Guy Adami is an American trader, TV personality, and professional investor. He is one of the original “Fast Money Five” on CNBC’s Fast Money. On October 2, 2006, The New York Times highlighted the show in an article called "The Brashness Is Back in Money Talk, and Also at CNBC".[3]


Early life and education[edit]

Guy Adami was born in North Tarrytown, New York (now known as Sleepy Hollow). He is the son of Nancy C. and the deceased Guy M. Adami.

His parents met and were married during their time at Fordham Law School. His father was a member of the law review and both were graduates of the class of 1963. Adami’s father was Village Justice in Croton-On-Hudson, NY, for more than two decades.

Adami is the eldest of five children, and is a 1982 graduate of Croton-Harmon High School, where he captained both the varsity football and basketball teams. He was named All-League in both sports. His 104-yard interception return against Hastings High School is still one of the longest recorded in high school football. In November 2010, Adami was inducted into the Croton Harmon High School Hall of Distinguished Graduates.[4] Adami is a 1986 graduate of Georgetown University. On April 16, 2009 he was interviewed as part of the University’s Witness to History.[5]


In June 1986, Adami began his career at Drexel Burnham Lambert where he worked on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange. In 1996, he joined Goldman Sachs’ commodity group, J. Aron as a vice president. In 2003, he left Goldman Sachs to become an executive director at CIBC World Markets.

Adami frequently speaks at colleges and universities. That list includes: Quinnipiac University, Adelphi University, University of Richmond, Fordham University and Georgetown University. Adami has also given talks at his son's high school, Delbarton School, in Morristown, NJ. In 2012, Adami joined the ranks of Keppler Speakers.[6]


On August 11, 2012, Adami became an Ironman after completing the NYC event in 16:19:52. He finished the 2.4 mile Hudson River swim in 1:09:03, the 112 mile bike on The Palisades Parkway in 8:15:05, and the 26.2 mile run in 6:27:12. His journey to become an Ironman was chronicled in a June 24, 2012 New York Times article titled “The Road to the Ironman”.[7] The Times ran a follow up piece on August 17 “ A Wall Street Trader Becomes an Ironman”.[8] Adami entered the Ironman as part of a fundraising effort for the New Jersey Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of which he is a member of the Board of Trustees. At a December 11, 2012 Board Meeting, it was announced that the “Ironteam” raised $681,730 which surpassed their original goal of $500,000.[9]


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  3. ^ "CNBC". Retrieved 2006-10-02. 
  4. ^ "CHHS Croton". Retrieved 2010/12.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "Georgetown". Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  6. ^ "KepplerSpeakers". 
  7. ^ "IronMan". Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  8. ^ "IronMan". Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  9. ^ "IronMan". Retrieved 2012-08-19. 

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