John B. Howard

Principal
32 years of experience
16 years at AQR
B.S., Lehigh University

John Howard is a Principal, Co-Chief Operating Officer and Head of US Wealth at AQR Capital Management. In his role, John leads the firm’s infrastructure functions globally and oversees the strategy and development of our US Wealth Business. Additionally, he is a longstanding member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to AQR, John was the Chief Financial Officer of AllianceBernstein and the Chief Financial Officer of Knight Capital Group, where he held various senior financial positions, including group controller and Chief Financial Officer of Knight Equity Markets International Ltd. based in London. John began his career at Price Waterhouse, where he was a senior manager in the securities industry practice. He earned a B.S. in accounting from Lehigh University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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