Global Trust Group – Advisor
Over Mr. Novick’s 30-year career with Morgan Stanley, he built one of their largest investment practices and also created successful investment products offered by the firm. One of Mike’s trading strategies was used in the $230 million Morgan Stanley Van Kampen Insider Buy Strategy Unit Trust (now an Invesco product). Mike has a new, unique trading strategy in development with the potential to surpass his popular Insider Buy Strategy.
Mike’s thoughtful, creative approach to investing and his fierce loyalty to his clients make him a natural fit for the Global Trust Group. In addition to his GTG responsibilities, Mike serves as the Chief Investment Officer for TL Investors 2 purchasing secured, short-term property tax liens – a mispriced asset class Wall Street hasn’t stampeded into yet.
Las Vegas has been Mike’s home for over 40 years. He was the 1979 Chaparral High School Valedictorian and was fortunate to gain admittance to Stanford University on a financial aid scholarship. Mike graduated from Stanford in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He’s also completed executive graduate work at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the New York University Stern Business School.
In addition to his professional responsibilities, Mike is honored to serve as President of the Tournament Hills Community Association and as an Advisory Board member for the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Mike is also the Founder and Chairman of Core Judaism through which he officiated a client’s wedding and a Past-Chairman of the Board of the Las Vegas Jewish Federation.
Mike’s accomplishments and his sincere desire to help others have been recognized with the 2006 Young Israel-Aish of Las Vegas Power of One Award; the 2002 Hillel at UNLV Zimmerman Leadership Award; the 2002 Morgan Stanley Investment Consulting Services Egghead Award for the top score on the Certified Investment Management Analyst Exam; the 1997 Las Vegas Business Press “Top 40 Under 40”; and the 1982 Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band Best Yells Award. Mike’s last football game with the Stanford Band famously concluded with “The Play”, recognized as one of the most memorable plays in college football history and among the most memorable in American sports.