John M. Liew

Founding Principal
31 years of experience
26 years at AQR
Ph.D., M.B.A., University of Chicago
B.A., University of Chicago

John's Bio

John is a Founder at AQR Capital Management, where he oversees research and portfolio management and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to AQR, he worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a portfolio manager in the Asset Management Division where he developed and managed quantitative trading strategies. He began his career at Trout Trading, developing quantitative market-neutral stock-selection strategies. John has published articles in The Journal of Portfolio Management and Financial Analysts Journal, and has received the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy award and the Graham and Dodd award for his articles. John is a member of the University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees and sits on the university’s investment committee. 
He earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago, where he was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and went on to earn an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in finance, also from Chicago.



Notable Contributions

  • Winner of the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award for his research.

  • Winner of the Graham and Dodd Award for his research.

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago.

  • Member of the University of Chicago's Investments Committee.


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