George P. Maris, CFA

Co-Head of Equities – Americas | Portfolio Manager
George P. Maris, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

George P. Maris is Co-Head of Equities – Americas at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. George is responsible for leading the equity division in the Americas region and is also the lead Portfolio Manager for the Overseas strategy and the Global Alpha Equity strategy, which includes the Global Select products. In addition, George serves on the Janus Henderson Executive Committee, the North American Leadership Team and the Perkins Investment Management Executive Board, and was previously a member of the Ethics, Operating, and Proxy Committees. He came to Janus in 2011 as a portfolio manager from Northern Trust, where he managed the US large-cap core, international large-cap core, and global equity strategies. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2008, George spent four years as a portfolio manager at Columbia Management Group co-managing the firm’s US large- and mid-cap core portfolios. From 1999 to 2004, he was a member of the investment team at Putnam Investments, serving as a portfolio manager, equity analyst, and derivatives strategist in Putnam’s Value Group and working on domestic, international, and global equity strategies. He was a guest lecturer on security analysis at MIT’s Sloan School of Management from 2003 to 2005.

George received his bachelor of arts degree in economics from Swarthmore College. He also earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a juris doctorate from the University of Illinois. George holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 21 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Keeping perspective: growth and value stocks

Keeping perspective: growth and value stocks

Witnessing the extended run of outperformance by growth stocks over the past decade, investors may be led to believe the present will repeat itself in the future. George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, urges investors to focus on fundamentals and consider opportunities that exist in both growth and value stocks.

Solid earnings growth tempers recessionary fears

Solid earnings growth tempers recessionary fears

George Maris, Co-Head of Equities, and Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, explain how hand wringing over the US yield curve may conceal positive signals from the corporate sector.

Equities: Understanding market volatility, part 2

Equities: Understanding market volatility, part 2

In the second video of a two-part series on volatility, George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, discusses finding long-term value when short-term trends and rising rates disrupt markets.

Equities: Understanding market volatility, part 1

Equities: Understanding market volatility, part 1

In the first of two videos, George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, discusses the fundamental reasons for the return of market volatility and the potential opportunities created for bottom-up investors.