FMD Capital Management

Family Values At FMD Capital Management

Michael and David Fabian grew up together in Newport Beach, CA and have strong family ties to the Southern California region.  We were raised in an entrepreneurial household and developed a passion for investing from a very early age.

We have worked together as a strong family and business team for nearly a decade now and are fortunate that our strengths and weaknesses complement each other in a way that promotes success as a cohesive unit.

We welcome the opportunity to develop close relationships with each of our clients to ensure their success through the use of low-cost investment vehicles and an investment system they can rely on.

David Fabian

Managing Partner and Chief Operations Officer

David FabianDavid began his investment career in 2007 by co-founding a fee-only registered investment advisory firm and swiftly grew that company to over $100 million in assets.  In 2013 he started FMD Capital Management with the commitment to build a world class investment firm focused on client service, investment discipline, and accountability.

David’s responsibilities within FMD Capital Management include: operations management, chief compliance officer, investment research, client communication, and portfolio management.  In addition, David actively contributes his investment views on the Investor Insights blog and through special reports.

He has years of experience implementing actively managed portfolios using ETFs and mutual funds.  David is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, and MarketWatch.  He is also a regular contributor on Abnormal Returns, Seeking Alpha, InvestorPlace, and writes a weekly ETF column for David is licensed by the California Department of Insurance (License #0H86066).

David lives in Orange, CA with his wife Laura and their two sons.  During his time off he enjoys playing with his chocolate Labrador, reading, swimming, and traveling with his family.

David’s contact information: or 888-823-8111 x286

Michael Fabian

Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer

Michael FabianMichael developed his expertise in the investment field when he jointly managed several portfolios for a fee-only investment advisor.  Since 2008 he has focused on building solid client relationships through clear communication and delivering better than expected results.

Michael is the leader of the FMD Capital Management investment committee, and works closely with clients to ensure they are well informed of his current investment approach. He also meets with every prospective client considering joining FMD to ensure their expectations and investment objectives are well understood, in addition to explaining the benefits of working with an investment adviser.

Michael’s responsibilities within FMD Capital Management include: Client communication and contact, investment committee, portfolio management, investment research, and account maintenance.

Michael lives in Santa Ana, CA with his wife Nicole and during his time off  enjoys cooking, swimming, working on cars, and brewing craft beer.

Michael’s contact information: or 888-823-8111 x280