Thomas Malone is the Co-Head of Client Services and is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Client Services team. In this role, Mr. Malone is responsible for all strategic sales activities in the U.S. Retail and International markets. In this leadership role, he oversees the strategy, planning, and client engagement efforts of the Advisor Services, Advisor Resources, Relationship Management and International teams. In addition, Mr. Malone is a member of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for the firm’s leadership, strategic direction, and crisis management. He also serves on the firm’s Leader Development Committee.
Mr. Malone joined Lord Abbett in 1992 and was named Partner in 2002. Prior to his current role, he served as Regional Manager in New England and was promoted to Lord Abbett’s Western Division Director. Prior to that, he served as Eastern Division Director and head of the internal sales desk. Most recently, he served as head of Relationship Management. His previous experience includes serving as Floor Trader at COMEX and Commodities Clerk at Dean Witter Reynolds. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1987.
He earned a BA from the State University of New York. He also is a holder of a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation.