John Lisko was most recently the chief of staff and chief investment officer for the Pennsylvania State Treasurer, an independent elected official that serves as the custodian for nearly $100 billion in public assets. In this role, John oversaw a $48.6 million annual budget and day-to-day operations for the four hundred-employee organization.
In his role as chief investment officer, John was the senior investment professional responsible for the management of $12 billion in Treasury investment pools. Additionally, he served as the designee for the state treasurer, a voting ex-officio trustee, on the investment boards of three state retirement systems and three Insurance Department-related funds, which have a net asset value of more than $80 billion.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
John earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and he graduated from Temple University, magna cum laude, with a dual major in history and education. He was born in Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife.
A member of Class 17, John served his fellowship at the Pennsylvania Treasury under the mentorship of State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former venture capitalist.