Team Members


Jay A. Fishman

President, Founder

Before forming Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. in 1970, Mr. Fishman was with National Bank of Detroit (currently JPMorgan Chase & Co.) Trust Investment Division, in an Investment Analyst position. Prior to that time, he was an Instructor of Finance with the School of Business at Western Michigan University, from which he had previously attained Bachelor (1966) and Master (1967) of Business Administration degrees. During this period, Mr. Fishman also co-authored the book Corporations in Conflict: The Tender Offer and several related articles.

Mr. Fishman is currently a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Detroit and the Detroit Economic Club. He serves as a Director Emeritus of the Western Michigan University Foundation. In addition, Mr. Fishman was an organizer of Valley Commerce Bank in Phoenix, Arizona in 1994 and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee until he led the Bank's sale in 2005. Mr. Fishman is also a member of the Metropolitan Club of New York, the Detroit Athletic Club and the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.


Todd M. Ifkovits, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

Mr. Ifkovits commenced employment with Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. in November 1997. Prior to joining the firm, he was employed as a Portfolio Manager and Vice President with Comerica Bank in Detroit, Michigan and managed individual stock and bond portfolios for high-net worth individuals and tax-exempt foundations.

Mr. Ifkovits received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit and a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Administration from Michigan State University. He received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1997 and is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Detroit and the Detroit Economic Club. In addition, Mr. Ifkovits serves on several partnership boards and is a member of the Lochmoor Golf Club and the Detroit Athletic Club.


Viorica Fuchs

Associate Portfolio Manager

Mrs. Fuchs commenced employment with Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. in February 2001. Mrs. Fuchs has been extensively involved in all operational and administrative activities of the firm including portfolio administration, trading and client services. Mrs. Fuchs received an MBA with a concentration in Finance, from Walsh College of Business, in 2015. She also received a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting, from Walsh College in 2009.


Eric Rogic Fishman

Investment Analyst

Eric Rogic Fishman is an Investment Analyst with Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. Prior to his employment, Eric spent several summers as an analytical intern with the company. Eric  attended Upper Canada College in Toronto, Canada, and received an International Baccalaureate Diploma. He then studied at the University of Michigan and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and majored in Economics. Following graduation from the University of Michigan, Eric was employed by Aspiriant in Los Angeles in their Wealth Management department.  Eric is a member of the Detroit Athletic Club and the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.