Dr. Daniel Magestro is an Adjunct Professor in Finance in the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. He joined the Department of Finance in 2010 and currently teaches courses in investment management for the department.
Dr. Magestro is an Investment Professional at Nationwide Insurance, where he is lead analyst for the company's $4 billion residential real estate portfolio. Previously, he was a financial engineer at Investor Analytics, a leading risk management firm for hedge funds and institutional investors, where he focused on developing advanced risk measures for clients.
Dr. Magestro came to finance from science – he holds a Ph.D. in nuclear physics and enjoyed a successful first career in physics research and education. He presented original research at 40 seminars and conferences in ten countries, and he taught physics courses at three universities (including Ohio State). In his free time, he serves on the boards of Consider Biking and Leadership Upper Arlington and has strong interests in building sustainable communities.
Areas of Expertise
- Mortgage-backed Securities
- Real Estate
- Portfolio Risk Management
- Asset and Liability Management