Marc Zabicki

Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research

Marc Zabicki is the Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research at LPL Financial and guides the firm’s overall investment decision-making process. As Chair of the Strategic & Tactical Asset Allocation Committee (STAAC), he leads a team of experts responsible for market and economic insights, model management, manager research, individual security guidance, and asset allocation guidance. With over 30 years of investment management expertise, he has deep experience in the fundamental, technical, and behavioral analysis of global financial markets.


“Our goal is to be the best research department in the industry. Why would we have any other goal? The way we see things, it’s not about doing research for its own sake, but rather providing research that definitively helps advisors help their clients.”

Prior to joining LPL Financial

Marc was Chief Investment Officer for Bower Hill Capital, where he was responsible for publishing market strategy research to communicate investment views. Before that, he was a Senior Market Strategist for Ameriprise Financial. There, he created and chaired their global asset allocation committee, instituting a comprehensive broker-dealer view on asset allocation and market strategy. He has also held strategist and analyst roles at H&R Block Financial Advisors/Ameriprise and Salomon Brothers/Citigroup, respectively.

Education & Achievements

BS in Economics, Florida State University

Chartered Financial Analyst®

Series 7, 16, 24, 63, 65, 86, and 87 licenses