John S. Majoros III
Director of Taxable Portfolio Management
John Majoros is a Managing Director and Director of Taxable Portfolio Management and oversees all of the firm’s taxable strategies. John is a member of the firm’s Board of Managers, as well as the Executive, Investment, Credit, and Portfolio Management Committees.
Prior to joining WS, John was a Principal of GLC Capital Management LLC (GLC) in 2001 when WS decided to invest in GLC. In January 2008, the two firms merged. Prior to GLC, John served as First Vice President of McDonald & Company Securities, Inc., where he was responsible for advising large institutional US and international clients on the purchase and sale of corporate, government, and mortgage-backed securities.
Preceding his tenure with McDonald & Company Securities, John held a position in institutional fixed income sales, specializing in the coverage of total return-oriented accounts for the Smith Barney unit of Travelers Corporation, now Citigroup Global Markets. John also served as a Financial Analyst in the Office of the Chairman of Smith Barney, where he was responsible for analyzing and recommending options for potential business acquisitions, divestitures, and combinations at the direction of the firm’s senior management. Additionally, John was the Assistant Treasurer for the Bank of New York, where he was responsible for the financial evaluation of several correspondent branch operations, and real estate-related matters.
John earned his B.B.A. in Finance from Cleveland State University, and his MBA in Finance from Fordham University.
John’s personal time is devoted to his two passions—investments and wine. He is a true student of the market, an avid wine collector, and enjoys traveling to different wine regions to deepen his knowledge base.