Gregory Curtis is the Chairman and founder of Greycourt & Co., Inc., an open architecture wealth advisory firm serving substantial families and select endowments on a global basis. Prior to founding Greycourt, Greg served for many years as president of the Mellon family office and as President of the Laurel Foundation.
Greg is the author of The Stewardship of Wealth: Successful Private Wealth Management for Investors and their Advisors (2012) and Creative Capital: Managing Private Wealth in a Complex World (2004), and he is also the author of numerous white papers on a variety of investment topics. Greg’s popular investment blog is available at www.GregoryDGreg.com/Blog. He is the developer of the Moneybags© mobile financial application, available online at MoneybagsApp.com or via the Apple App Store.
Greg is also an award-winning poet, having won the Academy of American Poets Prize and been a finalist for the Eve of St. Agnes Award (Peter Viereck, judge), among others. In 2013, Greg received the Thought Leader of the Decade Award from the Family Wealth Alliance for his many contributions to the intellectual capital of the wealth management industry.
Over the years Greg has served on many investment committees for family and institutional investors. He currently serves (or recently served) on the investment committees for Carnegie Mellon University, The Pittsburgh Foundation, St. John’s College, United Educators Insurance Co., Waycrosse, Inc. and Winchester Thurston School.
Greg has served on and chaired many boards over the years. Most recently, he has chaired the Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Foundation (the community foundation for the Pittsburgh region); chaired the Board of Visitors and Governors at St. John's College (Annapolis and Santa Fe); and chaired the Board of Directors of The Investment Fund for Foundations (which he also co-founded). He also serves on the Board of Directors of United Educators Insurance Co.
Greg holds a BA degree from Dartmouth College, a JD degree from Harvard Law School, and he is a graduate of The Endowment Institute at Harvard Business School. He also holds an honorary BA degree from St. John’s College.
Greg has six children and lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, Simin, the founder and CEO of the American Middle East Institute.