John A. Hyman, MBA, CIMA®

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hyman has over 30 years of experience in developing and leading sophisticated high net worth investment advisory businesses. Mr. Hyman is responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day operations. Mr. Hyman is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and he chairs the firm’s Compliance Committee.

Prior to joining Algonquin in 2010, Mr. Hyman was a Senior Managing Director for J.P. Morgan Securities and its predecessor firm Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. Prior to the merger of Bear Stearns and J.P Morgan, he had the overall responsibility for the firm’s investment advisory business. He served on J.P. Morgan’s Global Wealth Management Investment Leadership Team and New Products Committee. He was a member of the Bear Stearns PCS Executive, New Products, Recruiting, Hiring, Risk, Ethics, Best Execution, Valuation and Proxy Committees. He chaired Bear Stearns Advisory Services Due Diligence, Research, Performance Measurement and Portfolio Manager Review Committees. Prior to joining Bear Stearns in 2003, he was a Managing Director at Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. where he led the firm’s Asset Management Group. While at Oppenheimer he led the development of investment management programs in Canada through CIBC. Previously he worked in the investment management consulting groups at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Mr. Hyman is on the Board of Directors of the Guilford Foundation. He is a Member of the Legg Mason Client Solutions Advisory Council and the Franklin and Marshall College Leadership Council. Mr. Hyman formerly co-Chaired the Investment Committee for the Foundation for Jewish Culture and was a member of the organization's Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

Mr. Hyman, a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, received his MBA from the College of William & Mary. He is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) (for more information regarding the CIMA® certification, please visit and a member of the Investments & Wealth Institute (formerly known as IMCA). He holds a FINRA Series 65 license and previous 24 and 63 licenses. John resides in New York City with his wife Merri.


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