Maria Fiorini Ramirez

President and Founder

MFR, Inc.

Maria Fiorini Ramirez is President & CEO of Maria Fiorini Ramirez, Inc., an independent global economic and financial consulting firm formed in August, 1992. Prior to forming her consulting firm, Mrs. Ramirez founded in 1990 Maria Ramirez Capital Consultants, Inc., a joint venture with John Hancock Freedom Securities Corporation. Before that, Mrs. Ramirez was Managing Director and Money Market Economist at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1984 to 1990. Mrs. Ramirez was also Senior Vice President and Senior Money Market Economist at Becker Paribas and First Vice President and Senior Money Market economist at Merrill Lynch from 1973 to 1983.

Mrs. Ramirez is a frequent speaker at U.S. and international forums and is a regular guest on numerous television and radio networks, such as CNN, CNBC, ABC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg Financial News, PBS, CBS, and TV Tokyo. She is also a regular contributor to Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Japan’s leading financial publication.

Mrs. Ramirez has a BA in Business Administration and Economics from Pace University. Mrs. Ramirez is a member of the Board of Trustees of Pace University, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Security Mutual Life and Metropolitan Commercial Bank. 


She is also a member of the Investment Policy Committee of Edward Jones & Co. Maria has utilized her economic and financial expertise to a great advantage as director of a diverse group of public and private corporations as well as not-for-profit  organizations, some of which she continues to serve as a Board member.