Charlie Smith

Portfolio Management

Founding Partner 



Charlie consults on individual securities and provides a macroeconomic overview for the firm. A longtime student of the financial markets, he explores economic and industry trends in order to find successful investments and build wealth for clients.


Charlie’s views on the economy and the markets are respected and regularly sought out by CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other financial media. He has written and lectured on markets and the economy over the course of his career, which began in 1983 and has included leadership roles with several regional investment firms. He became a founding partner of Fort Pitt Capital Group in 1995.


BA, Pennsylvania State University


Charlie lives in Marshall with his loving wife. He enjoys playing golf, chasing his grandchildren, working in the yard, riding his dirt bike and cheering on the Steelers, Penguins, and Nittany Lions.

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