Mr. Todd Federman

Instructional Specialist | Economics | Feliciano School of Business


Telephone: 9736553090

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 540


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.

Areas of Expertise

Smart Board Technology, PowerPoint


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

Awards and Honors

  • Arnold Speert Students First Award, William Paterson University (2011)
    Nominated and awarded by the student body, this award is presented to teachers that demonstrate a dedication to working with students.