Firm Overview

  • Firm established in 1975
  • 100% employee-owned
  • Registered Investment Adviser
  • Located in Columbus, IN
  • Approximately 300 accounts in 27 states and Internationally
  • Management and Staff have money invested alongside our clients
Our Products:
  • All-Cap Value Equity
  • Balanced
  • Kirr, Marbach Partners Value Fund
  • Time-tested, bottom-up, valuation-driven process
We manage portfolios for:
  • Individuals
  • Corporate retirement plans
  • Insurance companies
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Taft-Hartley Plans
  • Foundations

Kirr, Marbach & Company, LLC (“KM”)

The predecessor to KM was founded on May 1, 1975 by David M. Kirr, CFA and Terry B. Marbach, CFA. We are value investors and have remained true to our value discipline during good times for value and, more importantly, when value has been out of favor.

KM is 100% independently owned and managed by its employee partners. Mark D. Foster, CFA joined KM in 1987 and has been Chief Investment Officer since 1997. Mickey Kim, CFA joined KM in 1986 and has been Chief Operating Officer since 1996 and Chief Compliance Officer since 2004. Darrell H. “Kip” Wright, CFA joined KM in 1995 and is a Portfolio Manager/Senior Research Analyst. Matthew D. Kirr joined KM in 2005 and is Director of Client Service. David M. Kirr, CFA remains involved with the business on a part-time basis.