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educator , Financial advisor

Jack Lawrence Treynor, American financial advisor, educator. Recipient James R. Vertin award, Finance Analysts Research Foundation, 1997, Lillywhite award, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 1997, Professional Excellence award, Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, New York City, 2007; SunGard Finance Engineer of Year, International Association Finance Analysts., 2008.


Treynor, Jack Lawrence was born on February 21, 1930 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Jack Vernon and Alice (Cavin) Treynor.


Bachelor, Haverford College, 1951;Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1955;postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962-1963.


Junior faculty Harvard University School Business, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1955-1956. Operations research staff Arthur D. Little, 1956-1966. Manager computer applications Merrill Lynch, New York City, 1966-1969.

Editor Finance Analysts Journal, 1969-1981. Chief investment officer Treynor-Arbit Associates, Chicago, 1981-1985. Associate visiting professor department of finance and business economics University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1985-1988.

President Treynor Capital Management, Palos Verdes Estates, California. General partner, trustee, director certain mutual funds Eaton Vance, 1970-2003. Member Investment Advisory Council City of New York, 1980-1981.


  • Avocations: jazz piano, sports cars, antique trains. M C.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Patrick Regan and William Priest) The Financial Reality of Pension Funding Under Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 1976, Treynor on Institutional Investing, Wylie, 2008. Member editorial board Finance Analysts Journal, 1969-2002, member editorial advisory council, since 2003. Member editorial advisory board Journal Investment Management, since 2003.

      Co-author and contributor numerous articles in finance journals (Graham and Dodd Scroll award 1968, 82, twice in 1987, Graham and Dodd Plaque for best paper in Finance Analysts Journal 1981, Graham & Dodd Scroll award 1998, 99).


Trustee Finance Analysts Research Foundation, 1970-1985. Member visiting committee Graduate School Business Administration University Chicago, 1984-1989. Served with United States Army, 1951-1953.

Fellow Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (distinguished board directors since 1990). Member Finance Analysts Federation (Nicholas Molodovsky award 1985), Investment Advisory Council City New York, American Finance Association (director 1979-1981), Haverford Varsity Club, Longwood Cricket Club (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts), New York Athletic Club, Manursing Island Club (Rye, New York ), Winter Club (Lake Forest, Illinois), ), Palos Verdes Tennis Club, Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club.


  • Other Interests

    Jazz piano, sports cars, antique trains.


Married Elizabeth Glassmeyer, August 29, 1968. Children: Elizabeth Childs, Wendy F.C., Thomas Pirrie, V.

Jack Vernon Treynor

Alice (Cavin) Treynor

Elizabeth Glassmeyer

Elizabeth Childs Treynor

Wendy F.C. Treynor

Thomas Pirrie Treynor

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