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John Nicholas, J.D, CAIA

Partner
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John Nicholas, J.D., CAIA

Partner

Background

B.A. Harvard University

J.D. Northwestern University


John's Bio


John has over 20 years of experience managing multi-asset class portfolios for high net worth individuals and institutional investors. Prior to Chicago Partners, John headed fund management at Guggenheim Investment Advisors, where he oversaw multi-manager portfolios of traditional and alternative investments. John also has held senior portfolio management positions at Vulcan Capital, HFR Asset Management, Morgan Stanley and Harris Trust, where he built custom hedge fund portfolios for institutional investors, and managed investments for some of the nation’s wealthiest families across a range of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, hedge funds, real assets, private equity and venture capital.

John is a board member of the HFRX Foundation and the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, supports fundraising activities for Gratiot Lake Conservancy, OLPH School and Loyola Academy, and is an active member of the Harvard Club of Chicago.

John earned a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. John has also achieved the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.

Background

B.A. Harvard University

J.D. Northwestern University


John's bio


John has over 20 years of experience managing multi-asset class portfolios for high net worth individuals and institutional investors. Prior to Chicago Partners, John headed fund management at Guggenheim Investment Advisors, where he oversaw multi-manager portfolios of traditional and alternative investments. John also has held senior portfolio management positions at Vulcan Capital, HFR Asset Management, Morgan Stanley and Harris Trust, where he built custom hedge fund portfolios for institutional investors, and managed investments for some of the nation’s wealthiest families across a range of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, hedge funds, real assets, private equity and venture capital.

John is a board member of the HFRX Foundation and the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, supports fundraising activities for Gratiot Lake Conservancy, OLPH School and Loyola Academy, and is an active member of the Harvard Club of Chicago.

John earned a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. John has also achieved the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.