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Gerald Pascarelli

SVP, Equity Research


Gerald Pascarelli, CFA® is an Equity Research Analyst covering the cannabis and beverages sectors. Prior to joining Wedbush, Gerald served as VP \n of Equity Research at Cowen, Inc., where he covered both the alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage sectors for eight years and was also an integral part of the firm’s coverage launch into the cannabis sector in 2016. In his previous role Gerald contributed to several research whitepapers and cross-category consumer reports, focused on market sizing, consumer demographics and cannabis’ impact on alcoholic beverages. He has made numerous public speaking appearances, including The National Conference of State Liquor Administrators and Bar Convent Brooklyn, as well as the CWCBExpo. Prior to Cowen, Gerald spent eight years at Kingdon Capital Management, a New York-based hedge fund.Gerald received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the State University of New York, at Albany. He is also a CFA® charterholder.