David Dermenjian, AIF®


Retirement Planning and Advisory


David Dermenjian is president of Mesirow Financial’s Retirement Planning and Advisory group and chair of the RPA Investment Committee. In this role, David oversees the investment, operational and client management processes for the group, in addition to working directly with select clients. He also chairs the Investment Advisory Strategy Committee, where he leads the collaboration of business leaders from RPA, Wealth Advisors and Investment Strategies to develop and strengthen the overall product and service offerings for all our Investment Advisory businesses.

David joined Mesirow Financial in 2002, and has more than 20 years of financial services experience, including as a trader of options and futures at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He is a past associate board member of both the Susan F. Lasky Cancer Foundation and Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. Currently, he is dedicating his time and resources to several local organizations focused on youth mentorship programs.

David earned a BS from the Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He holds an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation and is a registered player financial advisor with the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA).