About CRI

John E. Eckerson

Co-Chief Investment Officer
Claren Road Asset Management

John Edwin Eckerson is a co-chief investment officer at Claren Road Asset Management. He co-founded the firm in 2005 and is responsible for overall risk management portfolio construction.

Prior to that, Mr. Eckerson was a managing director and head of U.S. High Yield and Distressed Trading at Citigroup. Previously, from 1993 to 2005, he traded U.S. investment grade, crossover, high yield, and distressed debt at Salomon Brothers. Prior to that, Mr. Eckerson worked at Coopers & Lybrand as an auditor from 1987 to 1991. He was a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Eckerson earned an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Chicago in 1993 and a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware in 1987.