Out of the Blue – COVID-19 Pandemic Perspective

March 24th, 2020

Background We as a firm, had an excellent 2019 in absolute returns, making up for a downturn in the fourth quarter of 2018 caused by the premature Fed tightening and an evolving trade war with China.  2020 began with gains in the U.S. markets supported by the expectation of domestic growth fueled by almost record […]

Robert D. Rosenthal named to Long Island Press Power List

March 5th, 2020

First Long Island Investors is proud to announce that Robert D. Rosenthal, our Chairman, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer, has been named to the Long Island Press Power List.  Bob’s commitment to excellence in both is business and philanthropic efforts is commendable and he is honored to be recognized among such an esteemed list of […]

Thought Leadership Series: The Business of Sports

December 24th, 2019

First Long Island Investors was honored to host Jon Ledecky, co-owner of the New York Islanders, for an exclusive event with clients and friends of the firm at the Garden City Hotel on November 7, 2019.

Making Sense of the Markets

December 10th, 2019

The investment process at First Long Island Investors involves many elements including company specific research and analyses, extensive dialogue with our outside managers on companies, sectors, and the markets overall, interaction with economists, both independent and those affiliated with large organizations, as well as the investment professional networks of our team members.  Robert  (“Bob”) Rosenthal, […]

Stock Market Corrections

October 24th, 2019

Investors often react emotionally, especially when the market is volatile.  U.S. News and World Report recently interviewed our Senior Vice President, Wealth Management and Director of Research, Philip W. Malakoff as part of an article to take a deeper look at stock market corrections and what they really mean.