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John R. Porter III

John R. Porter III

CIO, Head of Equity

  • 4 Years with the firm
  • 26 Years of industry experience

John is Mellon’s CIO, Head of Equity. In this role, he oversees the US Large Cap Value strategies and team as well as strategies managed by global research analysts, including US Large Cap Growth Equity. John is also the head of the US Small Mid Cap Equity investment team and is the lead portfolio manager on the US Small Cap Growth Equity strategies.

Prior to joining the firm, John served as president and chair of the investment committee at Seaward Management. Before Seaward Management, John was the founder and Chief Investment Officer of JP3 Capital Management LLC, where he managed a concentrated long/short portfolio focused on the technology, consumer and energy sectors. Prior to JP3, he spent 15 years at Fidelity Investments in various portfolio manager and research roles.

John received a BS and MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from University of Chicago.

Experience listed may include partial year periods.