F. Thomas O'Halloran, CFA, J.D.
F. Thomas O’Halloran leads Lord Abbett’s Innovation Growth Equity team and is the lead Portfolio Manager responsible for managing the firm’s micro cap growth, small cap growth, and growth equity strategies. He also is a member of the Asset Allocation Investment Committee.
Mr. O’Halloran joined Lord Abbett in 2001 and was named Partner in 2003. Prior to his current role, he served as Research Analyst for the small cap growth strategy and later assumed full-time responsibility for managing the strategy. His previous experience includes serving as Executive Director/Senior Research Analyst at Dillon, Read & Co. Inc. Before beginning his career in the financial services industry, he was a trial lawyer, which included work as a criminal prosecutor for the State of Rhode Island. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1987.
Several publications, including The Wall Street Journal, have interviewed Mr. O’Halloran for his insights on current market trends and his perspective on small cap growth investments. He also has been profiled in Investor’s Business Daily and Barron’s.
He earned an AB in economics and government from Bowdoin College, a JD from Boston College Law School, and an MBA from Columbia Business School at Columbia University. He also is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.