Partner, Chief Investment Officer
John Apruzzese brings over 24 years of experience to managing balanced investment portfolios for high net worth clients. Prior to joining Evercore Wealth Management in 2008, John was a Managing Director of US Trust, which he joined in 1984. At US Trust, John was directly responsible for managing $2 billion of client assets representing many of US Trust's most significant clients. Additionally, John served as Chief Investment Officer for US Trust of New York from 2003 to 2005 and the Head of Equity Investments and chair of the Equity Investment Committee from 2005 to 2008. For fifteen years he was an active participant in the formulation of overall investment strategy and a member of the US Trust Investment Strategy Committee. Prior to attending business school, John was on the staff of the US Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee and worked on Federal budget matters. John received his B.A. from Bucknell University in 1980, an MBA from New York University in 1984 and a CFA in 1987. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts where he received the "Volunteer of the Year" designation in 2008 for his work with the Research Challenge program.