Business 100 – 2019

Ed Crotty

Ed Crotty is chief investment officer and a member of the executive team overseeing Davidson Investment Advisors, an SEC-registered multi-asset investment adviser that manages more than $2 billion for individuals and institutions. He began his career in the investment industry in 1998, and currently serves as co-portfolio manager for the Davidson Equity Income and Taxable Fixed Income strategies. Prior to joining Davidson in 2007, Ed worked at Goldman Sachs as a research analyst and portfolio manager. He is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, CFA Society of Seattle, and serves on the board of directors for Davidson Investment Advisors.

Ed holds a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in engineering with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. in finance with honors from Columbia University in New York City.

A Southside Chicago native (St. Thomas More Parish) and dual citizen of Ireland and the United States, Ed’s grandparents emigrated from counties Clare, Mayo, and Clare Island. He currently resides in Seattle with his wife and three daughters.