Mr. Todd Federman

Instructional Specialist | Economics | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 540
Telephone: 973-655-3090


After getting an MBA from Harvard, Todd started his twenty-five year Wall Street career at Goldman Sachs as a bond trader. He then joined Drexel Burnham as both a bond and equity trader. After Drexel, Todd spent fifteen years at hedge fund Paloma Partners, managing a regional office and trading equities based on a proprietary technical trading model. After leaving Wall Street, he started a second career in education. Todd was an adjunct in the Mathematics department at MSU from 2009-2014 before joining the Economics department full time in the fall of 2014. Todd was also an independent Education Consultant. He ran professional development workshops, focused on showing teachers how to use Smart Boards effectively.


Smart Board Technology, PowerPoint


  • MBA, 1981, Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • BA, Economics and Mathematics, 1977, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Montclair State University. (September 2014 - Current).
  • Education Technology Consultant, Education Consultant - Self Employed. (2010 - Current).
  • Math Tutor, Math Tutor - Self Employed. (2009 - Current).
  • Trainer, Tele-Measurements, Inc. (January 2010 - December 2018).
  • Adjunct Professor, Montclair State University. (September 2009 - May 2014).
  • Adjunct Professor, William Paterson University. (September 2010 - May 2011).
  • Teacher, Newark Academy. (January 2010 - March 2010).
  • Trader/Portfolio Manager/Programmer, Paloma Partners. (May 1990 - December 2005).


  • Training/Education, The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ. (February 2018 - February 2018). Presented 2 Socratic PowerPoint workshops

Honors and Awards

  • Arnold Speert Students First Award , William Paterson University. (May 2011).