Faculty member Jay Sukits is the recipient of a 2014 University of Pittsburgh Chancellor's Public Service Award. He is being recognized for his contributions to financial literacy, the Sarah Heinz House, and student veterans groups.
MBA Harvard University
BA University of Pittsburgh
BF 1030 Introduction to Finance
BF 1316 Advanced Corporate Finance
BF 1320 Investment Management
BF 1326 Efficiency of Capital Markets
BF 1328 Capital Markets
BF 1331 Financial Institutions and Markets
Teaching and research interests in capital market efficiency, corporate finance, securities valuation, and portfolio management. Spent over 20 years as an investment banker. Held senior positions at Salomon Brothers, E.F. Hutton & Co., Equilease Corp., Smith Barney, and PNC. Advised major corporations such as DuPont, Sun Oil Co., U.S. Air, and PECO on cash management, capital structure, and capital market activities. Additionally, consulted with institutional investors, such as Mellon Financial Corporation, Morgan Grenfell, Providian Corp., and the University of Pittsburgh, on investment portfolios, including securities valuation, analysis, and investment policy development. Held Series 7, 8, 9, 63, and 65 Securities Registrations.
Served for 6 years as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army. Awards include: Bronze Star w/OLC, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.
CBA Meritorious Teaching Award, 2002, 2005
Katz Excellence in Teaching Award, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
CBA Teacher of the Year-Finalist 2003, 2004
Career Services' Faculty Partner Award, 2003
Represented Katz Graduate School of Business in University Faculty Senate, 2003-06, 2010-Present
Member of the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees, 2003-07, 2010-Present
Member of the Senate Budget Policy Committee, 2009-Present
Represent Katz in the Faculty Assembly, 2003-2006, 2009-Present
Faculty Advisor to the Socially Responsible Investment Club
Venture capital, portfolio management, securities valuation, and capital structure
Family, reading, playing golf, and fly fishing