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F. Thomas O’Halloran is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Lord Abbett, where he is responsible for managing the firm’s small cap growth, micro cap growth, and growth equity strategies. Mr. O’Halloran joined the firm in 2001 as a Research Analyst. He assumed full-time responsibility for its small cap growth strategy in 2003. In that year, he also was named Partner. Prior to joining Lord Abbett, he was an Executive Director/Senior Research Analyst at Dillon Read & Co. Inc. and its acquirer, UBS. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1987.
Before beginning his career in the financial services industry, he was a trial lawyer, which included work as a criminal prosecutor for the State of Rhode Island. Several publications, including The Wall Street Journal, have interviewed Mr. O’Halloran for his insights on current market trends and his perspective on small cap growth investments. He also has been profiled in Investor’s Business Daily and Barron’s. Mr. O’Halloran earned an AB from Bowdoin College, a JD from Boston College, and an MBA from Columbia University. He also is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.