John J. Morton, CFA
John Morton is the lead Portfolio Manager for Lord Abbett’s emerging markets strategies.
Mr. Morton joined Lord Abbett in 2016. His previous experience includes serving as Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Market Debt at Fischer, Francis, Trees, and Watts; Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income at Rexiter Capital Management; and in various roles at State Street Global Advisors, including Director of Global Credit Strategy, Senior Portfolio Manager, and Credit Analyst. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1985.
He earned a BA in liberal arts from Suffolk University and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.
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