John D. Barrett II

John D. Barrett II


John Barrett is Chairman of the Board and a Portfolio Manager. He has been with Barrett Asset Management since 1970, when he took over the firm from his father, C. Redington Barrett.

Prior to joining the company, John was a Vice President and Director of Clark, Dodge & Co., an investment banking firm. He was active in the investment advisory, research and sales departments at Clark, Dodge and was responsible for the management of the portfolios of many of the firm's major institutional and individual clients including banks, mutual funds, pension funds, foundations and insurance companies.

John received a BA in American Studies from Yale University in 1957 and an MBA in Finance from the New York University Stern School of Business in 1963. He also served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps from 1957 - 1960.

John is a former Director of the Morgan Stanley International Funds and of The Ashforth Company.

He has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Greenwich Hospital Association and of the Greenwich Country Day School , both of Greenwich , Connecticut . Lifelong residents of Greenwich , John and his wife of 55 years, Lucy, enjoy traveling and spending time with their 3 children and 8 grandchildren.