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Mr. John P. Calamos Sr.

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Chairman, Chief Executive Officer...

Calamos Investments
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville , Illinois 60563
United States

Company Description: Calamos Investments is a diversified investment firm offering equity, fixed-income, convertible and alternative investment strategies, among others. The firm serves...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA , finance
    Illinois Institute of Technology , Chicago
  • undergraduate degree , economics
    Illinois Institute of Technology , Chicago
  • master's degree , finance
    Northern Illinois University
  • undergraduate degree , economics
    Southern Illinois University
  • M.B.A. , Finance
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • undergraduate degree , Economics
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • MBA
    Benedictine University
  • undergraduate degree
    Drake University
  • master's degree
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • bachelor's Degree
    Illinois Institute of Technology
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John Calamos: Chairman and ...
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John Calamos: Chairman and CEO, Calamos Investments
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John Calamos, Chairman and CEO, Calamos Family Partners
Company
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Calamos has been a pioneer in alternative investing for more than two decades, including the Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund, one of the first liquid alternative mutual funds established in 1990.
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Get the latest news and updates featuring Calamos, our funds, leadership team and recent press releases.
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Calamos serves the needs of institutional and individual investors around the world.
Countries where Calamos clients are located
Management Team
John P. Calamos, Sr.
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John P. Calamos, Sr.
John P. Calamos, Sr., is chairman, chief executive officer and global co-chief investment officer of the firm he founded in 1977, and took public as Calamos Asset Management in 2004. A pioneer in investment strategies and techniques to help manage risk, Mr. Calamos created a reputation for using investment techniques to control risk, preserve capital and build wealth for clients over the long term.
Mr. Calamos received his undergraduate degree in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Joining the United States Air Force after graduation, he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major. It was during his time in the Air Force that Mr. Calamos became intrigued by the risk management aspects of convertible bonds. By applying option price theory to the valuation of convertibles he was able to demonstrate the benefit of convertibles as part of an of investment strategy and began to attract institutional investors.
Mr. Calamos won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award for the financial services sector, Lake Michigan Area program for 2006. He is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. A frequent speaker at investment seminars and conferences, he has been often quoted as an authority on risk-managed investment strategies in Barron's, Fortune, Forbes, Pensions & Investments, Financial World, Nation's Business, The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC and Bloomberg Forum. Mr. Calamos has written two books: Investing in Convertible Securities: Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Rewards, and Convertible Securities: the Latest Instruments, Portfolio Strategies, and Valuation Analysis.
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Grounded in family values, Calamos provides its associates a challenging environment with the opportunity for personal and professional growth.
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0001248580 CALAMOS JOHN P SR 2020 CALAMOS COURT NAPERVILLE IL 60563 1 1 1 0 Chairman, CEO & Global Co-CIO
Get the latest news and updates ...
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Get the latest news and updates featuring Calamos, our funds, leadership team and recent press releases.
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Account Access Individual Investors with accounts set up directly with Calamos can gain immediate access to monthly and quarterly reports. If you have questions if your account is set up directly with Calamos or have other questions about your account please contact a Calamos Shareholder Service Representative at 800-582-6959 (Mon-Fri, 8 am to 5 pm central time)
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Calamos offers a range of investment solutions to work with a client's asset allocation framework.
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John P. Calamos, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer, Global Co-Chief Investment Officer
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John Calamos, Sr. founded Calamos Investments in 1977, and took Calamos Asset Management public in 2004. He is considered a pioneer in investment strategies and techniques to help manage risk.
Mr. Calamos received his undergraduate degree in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Joining the United States Air Force after graduation, he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major. It was during his time in the Air Force that Mr. Calamos became intrigued by the risk management aspects of convertible bonds. By applying option price theory to the valuation of convertibles he was able to demonstrate the benefit of convertibles as part of an of investment strategy and began to attract institutional investors.
Mr. Calamos won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award for the financial services sector, Lake Michigan Area program for 2006. He is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. A frequent speaker at investment seminars and conferences, he has been often quoted as an authority on risk-managed investment strategies in Barron's, Fortune, Forbes, Pensions & Investments, Financial World, Nation's Business, The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC and Bloomberg Forum. Mr. Calamos has written two books: Investing in Convertible Securities: Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Rewards, and Convertible Securities: the Latest Instruments, Portfolio Strategies, and Valuation Analysis.
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John P. Calamos, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer, Global Co-Chief Investment Officer
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John Calamos, Sr. founded Calamos Investments in 1977, and took Calamos Asset Management public in 2004. He is considered a pioneer in investment strategies and techniques to help manage risk.
Mr. Calamos received his undergraduate degree in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Joining the United States Air Force after graduation, he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major. It was during his time in the Air Force that Mr. Calamos became intrigued by the risk management aspects of convertible bonds. By applying option price theory to the valuation of convertibles he was able to demonstrate the benefit of convertibles as part of an of investment strategy and began to attract institutional investors.
Mr. Calamos won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award for the financial services sector, Lake Michigan Area program for 2006. He is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. A frequent speaker at investment seminars and conferences, he has been often quoted as an authority on risk-managed investment strategies in Barron's, Fortune, Forbes, Pensions & Investments, Financial World, Nation's Business, The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC and Bloomberg Forum. Mr. Calamos has written two books: Investing in Convertible Securities: Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Rewards, and Convertible Securities: the Latest Instruments, Portfolio Strategies, and Valuation Analysis.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, Jeff works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, Jeff works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
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Prior to joining Calamos in 1997, he worked in Shareholder Services at Zurich Kemper Investments.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, Jon works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
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Prior to joining Calamos in 2000, he was a Credit Analyst with Duff & Phelps Credit Rating (now part of Fitch IBCA) in the Financial Institutions Group and was an Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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Mr. Calamos is executive vice president, senior strategy/research analyst for Calamos. He is an assistant portfolio manager responsible for equity analysis using Calamos' quantitative models.
He monitors the universe of equity opportunities using quantitative models and also assists in managing accounts that use convertible hedging techniques. His experience includes the use of listed options, short sales and leverage with convertible securities.
Mr. Calamos has an undergraduate degree from Drake University and an MBA from Benedictine University.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, he works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, John works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
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Prior to joining Calamos in 2002, he served as an equity research analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston and ABN AMRO.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, Joe works within a senior team of professionals and is an asset class generalist with sector responsibilities across all of Calamos' strategies.
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Prior to joining Calamos in 2003, he spent two years in multiple roles supporting the fixed-income team at Strong Capital Management.
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In line with Calamos' integrated investment team structure, he works within a senior team of professionals.
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John P. Calamos, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer, Global Co-Chief Investment Officer
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John Calamos, Sr. founded Calamos Investments in 1977, and took Calamos Asset Management public in 2004. He is considered a pioneer in investment strategies and techniques to help manage risk.
Mr. Calamos received his undergraduate degree in Economics and M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Joining the United States Air Force after graduation, he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major. It was during his time in the Air Force that Mr. Calamos became intrigued by the risk management aspects of convertible bonds. By applying option price theory to the valuation of convertibles he was able to demonstrate the benefit of convertibles as part of an of investment strategy and began to attract institutional investors.
Mr. Calamos won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award for the financial services sector, Lake Michigan Area program for 2006. He is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. A frequent speaker at investment seminars and conferences, he has been often quoted as an authority on risk-managed investment strategies in Barron's, Fortune, Forbes, Pensions & Investments, Financial World, Nation's Business, The Wall Street Journal and on CNBC and Bloomberg Forum. Mr. Calamos has written two books: Investing in Convertible Securities: Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Rewards, and Convertible Securities: the Latest Instruments, Portfolio Strategies, and Valuation Analysis.
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Jeff Miller was the Chief Investment Officer of the Large Cap Value Equity Team and Portfolio Manager of the American Independence Stock Fund (ISISX) prior to joining Calamos.
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Prior to joining Calamos, Ariel Fromer was Vice President, Assistant Portfolio Manager of the American Independence Stock Fund (ISISX), responsible for research on the life insurance, asset management, chemical, TMT and consumer sectors.
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Prior to joining Calamos,
Board of Trustees of the National Hellenic Museum
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John P. Calamos, Sr., Chairman
Chairman, CEO, CO-CIO, Calamos Investments
John P. Calamos, Sr. is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-chief Investment Officer of the firm he founded in 1977, which he took public as Calamos Asset Management in 2004. A pioneer in investment strategies and techniques to help manage risk, Mr. Calamos created a reputation for using investment techniques to control risk, preserve capital and build wealth for clients over the long term. He brings this same passion to preserving his Hellenic heritage and maintaining it for future generations. His motto is, "You do not know where you are going unless you know where you have been."
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Yanni serves as Chief of Staff to CEO John P. Calamos Sr., who currently is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Hellenic Museum.
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