Matt Schecter Chief Investment Officer and Investment Advisor Representative

Matt Schechter, MBA

Chief Investment Officer
& Investment Advisor Representative

Matt joined Arbor Capital in 2019 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. Before joining the team, Matt focused for 15 years on forensic accounting research at Balyasny Asset Management and CFRA Research in Chicago, IL.

Matt is a native Freeport, NY, and moved to Chicago after graduating from the University of Michigan with a BBA with a concentration in accounting. He also has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. Outside of work, Matt serves on a committee for the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, CT, and the board of Friends of Northside College Preparatory HighSchool in Chicago.

He and his wife first visited Alaska in 1997 and have had a home here since 2008 because they loved spending time here. In his spare time, Matt volunteers as a DJ at a local radio station in Girdwood, AK playing his favorite music.

Arbor Capital Quarter 2 Investment Letter 2023
Arbor Capital Quarter 1 Investment Letter 2023
Arbor Capital Quarter 4 Investment Letter 2022
Arbor Capital Quarter 3 Investment Letter 2022
Looking to the Future of Energy Investments
Arbor Capital Quarter 2 Investment Letter 2022
Viewing Inflation Through Two Important Lenses
The Reminder of Risk in the Market

It has been an interesting last few months. Four banks disappeared in the first half of 2023: Silicon Valley Bank, Silvergate Bank, Signature Bank of NY, and First Republic Bank.

July 26, 2023

Something broke.  Four banks have disappeared in the past few months.  Silicon Valley Bank, Silvergate Bank, Signature Bank of NY, and First Republic Bank.   Circumstances surrounding the downfall of each bank

March 16, 2023

The December quarter saw volatility again.  A rally in equities started right at the beginning of October through November, only to see a sharp decline again in December.   The

January 31, 2023

The last quarter saw extreme volatility with a significant upswing in the financial markets in July into mid-August, followed by a dramatic drop in equities and fixed income through the end of the September quarter.

October 18, 2022

Arbor Capital’s Investment Manager, Matthew Schecter explains a proactive approach to their energy investment strategy in a climate where oil and gas fluctuation is an inevitability

August 15, 2022

We always encourage you to talk with your investment advisor if you have questions about your financial goals, how our wealth strategies may help shape those goals, or if your

July 28, 2022

We’re All Feeling The Effects Of Inflation At The Moment – and hoping it will peak and level off soon. Though it’s an uncomfortable experience, to say the least, looking

July 25, 2022

The past two months have provided a good reminder about risk for all kinds of markets. First, volatility is back in the equity markets after hiding for all of 2017.

February 28, 2018

Did you know we work with many of our clients completely virtually?

Whether you’re in Fort Lauderdale or Fairbanks – or anywhere in between – we’re happy to serve you outside of the traditional brick-and-mortar advisory relationship. Our clients can opt for virtual or in-person meetings as their needs require.