The CFA Institute awards the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, administering the CFA Exam. It also publishes the Financial Analysts Journal, founded in 1945. and operates the CFA Institute Centre for Financial Market Integrity and the CFA Research Foundation.
The company is headquartered in Charlottesville. It was formerly known as the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR).
Move to Charlottesville
CFA is working with Octagon Partners to renovate the Martha Jefferson Hospital to consolidate the organization's operations in one place. The cost of the project is estimated to be $24.5 million.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held in late October 2012, six months after originally being scheduled.  
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- ↑ Web. Planning commission grants design approval for Martha Jefferson reuse, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, August 10, 2011, retrieved August 10, 2011.
- ↑ Web. CFA to Break Ground in April at Old Martha Jefferson Hospital, Ed Sykes, NBC29, February 27, 2012, retrieved February 28, 2012.
- ↑ Web. CFA Institute announces fall 2013 move-in to old Martha Jeff site, Graelyn Brashear, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, retrieved November 5, 2012.