Austin Root

Austin Root

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Austin Root is Chief Investment Officer of Stansberry Asset Management, a highly reputable investment advisory firm. As CIO, he is responsible for the development and management of investment strategies across all SAM portfolios. Prior to joining SAM, he was the Director of Research at Stansberry Research and the Portfolio Manager for the company's flagship portfolio products, Stansberry Portfolio Solutions. Austin has had a decorated career on Wall Street working for firms like SAC Capital Advisors, The Blackstone Group and North Oak Capital which received a strategic investment from famed hedge fund manager Julian Robertson and Tiger Global Management. He has experience investing across asset classes, including public equities, derivatives, venture capital, private equity, real estate, and fixed income securities.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • He led Stanberry's team of more than 30 analysts and editors to produce world-class financial and investment research

  • He led the investment research idea generation process and also served as Director of Corporate Development.