John Simmons


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  • office 512.647.6060

John was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley’s Alternative Investment Partners (AIP) in Philadelphia, PA. AIP managed more than $20 billion in custom and commingled portfolios of private equity, hedge funds, and real estate during John’s tenure.  John was head of business development for AIP in North America and managed several of the group’s largest pension fund and family office clients. From 2008-2011 he served on AIP’s executive committee. From 1990-2003, John managed portfolios for individuals as an Investment Representative at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in Atlanta, GA and earlier as a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management. John worked as an Applications Engineer for Schlumberger Industries from 1988-1990. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1988. He currently serves as board president of the Crested Butte Land Trust.