Faculty: John R. Thomas

John R. Thomas, CFA

Adjunct Professor
San Francisco
John Thomas

John R. Thomas, CFA is a Partner and Vice Chairman of Martingale Asset Management, a Boston based investment management firm serving institutional clients. In addition to helping Martingale address critical business and strategic issues, he is responsible for strengthening major client relationships in Asia and in the Western U.S.

Prior to joining Martingale in 2010, John had a 34-year career at J.P. Morgan Investment Management, including eight years on the executive committee, five years as president of J.P. Morgan Trust Bank (Japan) and ten years as head of its institutional marketing group.

After retiring from J.P. Morgan, John built an independent consultancy serving investment management companies, including Martingale and Nomura FR&T, and he also co-founded a hedge fund investing in small cap Japanese companies.


  • MBA (finance), Wharton School

    MBA (economics), Ohio Wesleyan University


  • Charter Holder, CFA Society of San Francisco.

  • Board of Trustees, Ohio Wesleyan University

  • Endowment Investment Committee, Ohio Wesleyan University

  • Board Member, Japan Society of Northern California.