David Chiaverini, CFA®

Managing Director, Equity Research

AREA OF FOCUS

Mid-Cap Banks

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Chartered Financial Analyst

ANALYST BIOGRAPHY

David Chiaverini is a Senior Vice President covering mid-cap banks with over 20 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Wedbush in 2016, David spent 12 years as a senior analyst at BMO Capital Markets, Cantor Fitzgerald and Advest covering financials, including banks, BDCs, brokers, asset managers, consumer finance, and commercial mortgage REITs. David also worked as a research associate at CIBC World Markets and as an investment banking analyst at Piper Jaffray.

David holds a B.S. from Lehigh University and is a CFA charterholder.

ANALYST EDGE

David’s Edge: His management relationships, comprehensive analysis, and interpretation of macro drivers gives David an edge, particularly when it comes to making relative value recommendations within and between financial services subsectors.

COMPANIES UNDER COVERAGE

  • Axos Financial (AX)
  • BankUnited (BKU)
  • Burford Capital (BUR)
  • Cathay General Bancorp (CATY)
  • Customers Bancorp Inc. (CUBI)
  • CVB Financial (CVBF)
  • East West Bancorp Inc. (EWBC)
  • First Foundation Inc (FFWM)
  • First Republic Bank (FRC)
  • Hanmi Financial (HAFC)
  • HomeStreet Bank Inc. (HMST)
  • Hope Bancorp (HOPE)
  • LendingClub Corp. (LC)
  • Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. (PPBI)
  • PacWest Bancorp (PACW)
  • Signature Bank (SBNY)
  • Silvergate Capital Corp. (SI)
  • SoFi Technologies (SOFI)
  • SVB Financial Group (SIVB)
  • Tristate Capital Holdings (TSC)
  • Umpqua Holdings (UMPQ)
  • Upstart Holdings Inc (UPST)
  • Valley National Bancorp (VLY)
  • Webster Financial Corp. (WBS)
  • Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL)
  • Wintrust Financial Corp. (WTFC)
  • Zions Bancorporation (ZION)