George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

York, Charles

Academic Unit:Finance
Position:Adjunct Faculty School of Business
Office Location:Enterprise Hall Room 240
Office Hours:By Appointment

MBA - Finance, Kellogg School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
BA - Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Charles York is an adjunct professor in the School of Business at George Mason University. His teaching focuses on investments, personal finance and private wealth management. Prior to Mason, he taught at American University.

Mr. York has over twenty years of investment and wealth management experience. He is a Senior Wealth Manager in the Washington, DC office of BNY Mellon Wealth Management. In this role, he works directly with clients to address their investment and wealth management needs. Previously, he served in senior portfolio management, client advisory, investment research and team leadership roles at several leading financial institutions in Washington, DC and Boston, MA. He started his career as a naval aviator with the U.S. Navy.

Mr. York has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation by the CFA Institute, and he is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) practitioner. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the Washington Association of Money Managers, and the Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council