John Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Jr.

Vice President, Portfolio Manager


John is a portfolio manager for Commerce Trust. Upon gaining a thorough understanding of a client’s needs and goals as well as assessing the client’s entire financial situation, he works with our investment research team to construct a portfolio to help clients achieve their long-term goals.

John comprehensively represents our research and goals-based investment process, starting with the initial assessment and creation of an investment objective to ongoing evaluation and adjustments based on changing market and life circumstances. With a deep knowledge of the market and experience in investment management, he serves clients with thought leadership, insight, and consulting services. Prior to joining Commerce Bank in 2008, he worked as a financial analyst and a corporate credit analyst.

John is a graduate of Marquette University and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in both finance and marketing.