Anthony J. (“A.J.”) Gracely is a Principal and Director of ESG at Fayez Sarofim & Co.  Mr. Gracely joined the firm in 2011.  He is currently responsible for research of the aerospace and defense, global pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and energy infrastructure industries.  As Director of ESG, Mr. Gracely oversees Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) research, ratings and integration.


Mr. Gracely received an M.B.A. from Stanford University in 2007 and a B.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Texas in 2002, where he graduated with High Honors.  Prior to joining Fayez Sarofim & Co., he managed the Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions group at EDP Renewables and worked in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley.


Mr. Gracely serves as a member of the Annunciation Orthodox School Board of Trustees and on the board for the Footprints Family Foundation.