John M. De Clue, CFA®
Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
John De Clue likens his job to navigating a boat on a river. “Unlike a lake, a river is constantly moving and constantly changing. I work at the confluence of unfolding global news and events and interpreting how these may translate into investment strategies. I love the never-ending challenge of helping our clients in an ever-changing world.”
As Chief Investment Officer for U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management, John is responsible for managing an operation that includes more than $36 billion in assets under management nationwide. In this role, he oversees the activities of more than 90 investment professionals who serve the needs of high net worth individuals. As a senior member of our investment team, John serves as a member of both the Investment Management Executive Committee and Investment Strategy Group. He also chairs the International Investment Committee as Chief International Strategist. In addition, John works closely with current and prospective clients in the design of portfolios tailored to their individual needs.
John’s investment acumen has been developed over a 40 year career that includes work for BlackRock Investments and Merrill Lynch Investment Management before joining U.S. Bank in 2009. A frequent public speaker, John regularly serves as a senior investment spokesperson at client functions, media events and during national calls. He is often quoted in interviews with national media outlets, including The Associated Press, Bloomberg, Reuters, CNN Money, CNBC and The Wall Street Journal.
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