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John R. Porter III

John R. Porter III

CIO, Head of Equity

  • 5 Years with the firm
  • 27 Years of industry experience

John is Mellon’s CIO, Head of Equity, as well as lead portfolio manager for the Small and Mid-Cap Growth strategies. As CIO, John provides oversight for all equity strategies across market capitalization and style, including our thematic suite of strategies. As the lead portfolio manager for the US Small and Mid-Cap Growth Equity strategies, John works with a deep team of seasoned investment professionals to seek to identify sustainable growth companies leveraging thematic insights. He brings over 25 years of investment experience to the role. 

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.