Mehmet Has Managed Wealth For Over 15 Years

#19 Mehmet L. Kirdar - Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley
As a Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley, Mehmet has over 15 years of experience in helping high net worth individual and family clientele shape and implement their overall asset allocation strategies.  Within The Continuum Group at Morgan Stanley, Mehmet provides institutional-level perspective and service while working with clients on their overall investment picture. He leverages the full resources of his team and Morgan Stanley to build tailored portfolios designed to meet the specific investment objectives and needs of each individual client.
Morgan Stanley has over 350 Private Wealth Advisors located across 8 dedicated Private Wealth Management branches and over 80+ Wealth Management branches in the US. Advisers’ special focus are on individuals and families with $20 million+ in investable assets.

Mehmet began his career at Global Securities (USA) Inc. as an Institutional Sales Trader where he specialized in covering money managers and prop-desk traders on their emerging market equity and fixed income investments. He spent 11 years at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Bear Stearns and Co. before moving with the team to Morgan Stanley. Mehmet is a graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

He holds a Master of International Affairs degree in International Finance and Banking from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is active in a variety of charitable and social organizations, including the Turkish-American Business Forum (President, Board Member), Turkish Philanthropy Funds (Board Member), and Foreign Policy Association (John Whitehead Fellow). Mehmet and his wife, Audrey, reside with their two children in New York City. He is the grandson of renowned Mehmet Lütfi Kırdar (1887-1961), a Turkish physician, civil servant, politician and Minister of Health and Social Security, who is best remembered for his long-term position as the Governor and Mayor of Istanbul.

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