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Jennifer DeSisto



Jennifer is currently the Chief Investment Officer at Anchor Capital, a $10 billion institutional asset manager based in Boston. Jennifer is also the lead portfolio manager for the firm’s All Cap, Balanced, Value Opportunities and Multi-Manager portfolios. Prior to Anchor, Jennifer was overseeing the investment process at Fiduciary Trust Company, which included managing a team to implement asset allocation and construct portfolios with internal stock and bond portfolios along with external managers. Before then, Jennifer was a portfolio manager on the global equity team at Batterymarch Financial Management, a subsidiary of Legg Mason. Earlier in her career, Jennifer worked at Bank of Boston working on leveraged buy-outs and distressed loans.

Jennifer earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS in industrial management and economics from Carnegie Mellon University. Jennifer is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Chartered Alternatives Investment Analyst (CAIA).

Jennifer is involved in the investment community by being on the Board of Directors for CFA Boston Society. In addition, Jennifer is a Trustee and Investment Committee member for the Perkins School for the Blind, an Investment Committee member for Economic Mobility Pathways and Dedham Country Day School, a mentor for the MIT Sandbox, and a member of the MIT Sloan Alumni Board, The Boston Economic Club and The Boston Club.

Jennifer resides in Needham, MA with her husband, John, and three daughters.