Jonathan S. Hartley

Jon Hartley is a co-founder and CEO of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time macroeconomic data derived from aggregated online data collection (for more information regarding subscriptions, please see, in particular the LaborStats portal for our data series).
Jon Hartley is also a Forbes Economics Contributor, a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and a contributor at, the economics forum of the Manhattan Institute.

He is a former Quantitative Investment Strategies Client Portfolio Management Senior Analyst at Goldman Sachs (2011-2014), Dallas Cowboys Statistician (2011-2012) and Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (2009-2010).

His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Times, The Huffington Post, and Forbes.

He is also on the Manhattan Institute Young Leaders Circle Advisory Committee, the Pencils of Promise New York City Leadership Committee, and is the cofounder of

Jon graduated from University of Chicago with an A.B. in Economics and Mathematics with Honors. His current research is focused on Behavioral Finance and Macroeconomics. He is also a CFA Level 3 Candidate. Other areas of expertise include Economic Analysis and Programming (C++, Stata, and Matlab).