John joined AGR Partners in 2019 after working extensively with AGR since its inception. He brings over 30 years of investment, portfolio management and governance experience, primarily in US middle-market private capital transactions and has focused on investing in the agribusiness sector since 2010. John’s responsibilities at AGR include being a member of fund investment committees, portfolio management, deal sourcing, and underwriting.
From 2010 through 2018, John was a Managing Director of Nuveen’s Real Asset team, where he helped found Nuveen’s agribusiness investment platform . Starting in 2011, he began working with Messrs. Knudsen, Masters, and Sand to help found and grow AGR Partners.
John holds a B.A. in economics from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School. He resides in Connecticut with his wife and children.