Matthew R. DeCicco, CFA
Matthew DeCicco is responsible for directing Lord Abbett’s equity investment activities, including portfolio management and equity research. He also is a portfolio manager on the Innovation Growth Equity team and is responsible for contributing to the management of the firm’s micro cap growth, small cap growth, and large cap growth equity strategies. In addition, Mr. DeCicco serves on the Investment Committee, which is responsible for leading Lord Abbett’s investment organization. He also is a member of the Investment Stewardship Council.
Mr. DeCicco joined Lord Abbett in 1999 and was named Partner in 2020. Prior to his current role, he served as Associate Analyst and was promoted to Research Analyst for the small cap growth team. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1999.
He earned a BS in business administration and economics from the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and an MS in biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University. He also is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.