Firm Facts

AQR is a global investment management firm dedicated to delivering results for our clients.  

At the nexus of economics, behavioral finance, data and technology, AQR’s evolution over two decades has been a continuous exploration of what drives markets and how it can be applied to client portfolios. Our culture of intellectual curiosity compels us to challenge the status quo, disrupt long-held beliefs and uncover new insights.

  • 1998

    AQR – Applied Quantitative Research – was founded.

  • ~40

    Diversified strategies across equity and alternatives

  • 25+

    Years at the nexus of economics, behavioral finance, data and technology

  • 65%

    of our Research Team members hold advanced degrees

  • 6

    Consecutive years as one of Pensions&Investments Best Places to Work

Source: AQR: All figures approximate as of 12/31/2022.

AQR was named one of Pensions and Investment’s Best Places to Work in Money Management from 2017- 2022 as a result of an annual survey that ranks firms based on responses to employer and employee questionnaires.

Our History

AQR’s evolution over two decades

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Leadership

Founders

  • Cliff Asness

    Managing and Founding Principal
    Bio
  • David G. Kabiller

    Founding Principal
    Bio
  • John M. Liew

    Founding Principal
    Bio

Principals

  • Michele L. Aghassi

    Principal
    Bio
  • Gregor M. Andrade

    Principal
    Bio
  • Bradley D. Asness

    Principal
    Bio
  • Jeffrey Bolduc

    Principal
    Bio
  • Jordan Brooks

    Principal
    Bio
  • Andrea Frazzini

    Principal
    Bio
  • Jen Frost

    Principal
    Bio
  • Roberto Giuffrida

    Principal
    Bio
  • John B. Howard

    Principal
    Bio
  • John J. Huss

    Principal
    Bio
  • Antti Ilmanen

    Principal
    Bio
  • Bradley Jones

    Principal
    Bio
  • Bryan Kelly

    Principal
    Bio
  • Joey Lee

    Principal
    Bio
  • Stephen J. Mellas

    Principal
    Bio
  • Michael A. Mendelson

    Principal
    Bio
  • Steve Mock

    Principal
    Bio
  • Tobias J. Moskowitz

    Principal
    Bio
  • Lasse H. Pedersen

    Principal
    Bio
  • Ted Pyne

    Principal
    Bio
  • Pat Ryan

    Principal
    Bio
  • Laura Serban

    Principal
    Bio
  • Nathan Sosner

    Principal
    Bio
  • Daniel Villalon

    Principal
    Bio
  • H.J. Willcox

    Principal
    Bio
  • Rocky Bryant

    Principal, AQR Arbitrage
    Bio
  • Mark L. Mitchell

    Principal, AQR Arbitrage
    Bio
  • Todd C. Pulvino

    Principal, AQR Arbitrage
    Bio
Office Locations

    United States

  • Greenwich

    One Greenwich Plaza
    Suite 130
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    Phone: +1 203 742 3600
    Fax: +1 203 742 3100

    Asia

  • Hong Kong

    AQR Capital Management (Asia) Ltd.
    Unit 2023, Level 20
    One International Finance Centre (IFC)
    1 Harbour View Street
    Central, Hong Kong
    Phone: +852 3708 5650
  • Bengaluru

    Unit 601, 602, 6th Floor, Campus 8A
    RMZ Ecoworld, Sarjapur – Marthahalli Outer Ring Road,
    Varthur Hobli, Bengaluru East Taluk,
    Bengaluru 560103
    India

    Australia

  • Sydney

    The Executive Centre (Australia) Pty Ltd
    Angel Place
    Level 17, 123 Pitt St.
    Unit 1701
    Sydney, NSW, 2000
    Australia
    Phone: +61 2 8023 6500

    Europe

  • London

    AQR Capital Management Europe LLP
    15 Bedford Street
    London, WC2E 9HE, U.K.
    Phone: +44 20 3130 7800
  • Munich

    AQR Capital Management Germany GmbH
    Maximilianstrasse 13
    Munich, Germany 80539
    Contact: Axel.Weiss@aqr.com
    Phone: +49 89 25555 1851

    Middle East

  • Dubai

    AQR Capital Management (Europe) LLP
    Gate Village 10, Level 3
    Office Unit No. 04
    DIFC, P.O Box 125115, Dubai, UAE
    Contact: Dubai@aqr.com