University of California, Davis, New York University


  • 10+ years of experience in journalism, covering asset management, personal finance, and music
  • Former managing editor of a highly regarded industry trade publication covering institutional investors and asset management
  • Experienced editor who has worked with consulting firms and private clients to write RFPs and sensitive reports


A professional writer and editor, Levi Davis began his journalism career shortly after moving to New York City in 2006. Originally a generalist in nature, or in aspiration, he quickly developed an expertise in financial journalism, writing articles for Forbes as well as several Institutional Investor Intelligence publications, including ones covering real estate finance, energy finance, securitization, and institutional asset management.

Levi previously worked as managing editor of two of Institutional Investor Intelligence's trade publications simultaneously. He still works as a writer, editor and professional curious person for various clients.


Levi received his bachelor's from UC Davis with a degree in sociology and earned his master's degree in journalism from UC Davis

Quote from Levi Davis

"Being a great investor is incredibly hard. But you don't have to be a great investor to be a successful one, and I want people to understand that being a successful investor in much more achievable than they think."