Christopher Donat, CFA
Managing Director, Equity Research
Christopher R. Donat is a Managing Director in the Research Department of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. Mr. Donat's research coverage includes specialty finance and financial technology companies. He joined the firm in August 2005 from Jefferies & Co., where he was an associate analyst focused on trading companies, thrifts and mortgage companies.
Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Donat worked on the proprietary trading desk of Robertson Stephens. Mr. Donat holds a B.A. in international relations from Pomona College, and an M.A. in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.