Lou Ventura is a Managing Director and Wealth Manager with First Republic Investment Management.
Prior to joining First Republic in 2020, Mr. Ventura was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Securities. Before that, he was a Managing Director and Head Trader of Paine Webber’s Municipal Trading Desk. He also served as the Head of Municipal Trading Desk for J.P. Morgan Private Bank, J.P. Morgan Securities and J.P. Morgan Private Wealth Management. With over four decades of experience in the industry, Mr. Ventura implements and manages a focused fixed income strategy to serve the needs of his clients.
Mr. Ventura has been active in his local community for many years and has served as a volunteer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for over 20 years. He also serves as a volunteer at The Hole in The Wall Gang Camp, which provides opportunities for children with serious illnesses to experience the spirit and community of camp.
Mr. Ventura earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Baruch College.