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. Mr. Maris is responsible for leading the equity division in the Americas region and is also the lead Portfolio Manager for the International Alpha Equity strategy and the Global Alpha Equity strategy, which includes the Overseas and Global Select products, respectively. In addition, Mr. Maris 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. Mr. Maris came to Janus in 2011 as a portfolio manager from Northern Trust, where he managed the U.S. large-cap core, international large-cap core and global equity strategies. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2008, Mr. Maris spent four years as a portfolio manager at Columbia Management Group co-managing the firm’s U.S. 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.

Mr. Maris 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. Mr. Maris holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 22 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Making sense of equities in 2020

Making sense of equities in 2020

George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, recaps equity market volatility in 2020 and what investors should consider as the outlook for the global economy remains unclear.

Market GPS: Can Equities Deliver More Gains?

Market GPS: Can Equities Deliver More Gains?

At face value, stocks do not look cheap heading into 2020. But low interest rates and a market rotation could help support the asset class.

Trade War Tension: Look Past the Noise to Navigate Uncertainty
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Trade War Tension: Look Past the Noise to Navigate Uncertainty

George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, discusses why the markets reacted so dramatically to the recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war.