Michael E. Legatt, Ph.D.

Chief Information Officer, Lightstone Capital


Michael holds a Ph.D. from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology / Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Michael has been working with John Lightstone and Gregory Woods at Lightstone Capital for over eleven years, since its founding.

Dr. Legatt has been working to implement Lightstone Capital’s quantitative methods of portfolio selection through software development and IT infrastructure.


Michael’s interests in psychology have found applications in the technology world, in the fields of human factors and usability, and in the finance sector, in behavioral economics.