John Brett is a Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company. John is Head of Managed Investments globally, Chairman of Lockwood Advisors, Inc. and has senior leadership responsibility for Albridge, an affiliate of Pershing.
John brings over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry to Pershing. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, he was senior vice president and chairman of the MetLife Broker-Dealer Group. In this role, John had responsibility for the investment professionals and investment product management for the broker-dealers within MetLife, including MetLife Securities, MetLife Resources, New England Securities, Tower Square Securities and Walnut Street Securities.
Prior to MetLife, John was a managing director at Black Rock and a director at Lord Abbett. He began his career as an investment professional at Merrill Lynch, and held a number of key distribution roles during his 23 years there.
John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Lewis University and is Vice Chairman of the Lewis University Board of Trustees.