Leo Zerilli is Head of Investments for John Hancock Investments, a wealth management business of John Hancock, the U.S. division of Toronto-based Manulife.
Based in Boston, Mr. Zerilli is responsible for strategic product development, manager selection, and ongoing investment oversight of performance and risk for a wide range of products, including U.S. mutual funds, UCITS, ETFs, institutional accounts, and investment-only retirement portfolios. This suite of products represents 28 asset manager relationships, 74 portfolio teams, and 119 distinct investment strategies.
Before taking on his current role in 2012, he had been head of Product Development, Risk Oversight and Head of Operations for John Hancock Investments. He joined the company in 1997 and has held diverse roles of steadily increasing responsibility within the investments organization.
Mr. Zerilli is a Certified Investment Management Analyst and a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association. He graduated from Colgate University and holds an MBA from Boston University.