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driven, people-

Founded in 2021, our story actually begins with the advent of the quant revolution.

We value candor.
Seeking diversity.
AJO Vista is an independent,
registered investment adviser.

We are employee-owned and backed by AJO, HighVista Strategies, and Missouri LAGERS. We have offices in Philadelphia and Boston, but most of the time we work virtually from wherever we want.

Operating with mutual respect.
Exercising patience.
Leadership team

Our leadership team includes a few folks you might need to reach:

  • Jesse Barnes, CEO & CIO
  • Pete Landers, Head of Trading
  • Nik Takmopoulos, CFO & COO
  • Ted Aronson & Gina Moore, Clients & New Business

Write to any of us at or

Forging partnerships.
Corresponding frequently.
Investing is our only business.

How we conduct our business is as important as how we invest.

Communicating completely.
Investing in the future.

Since our story begins with the advent of the quant revolution, here is AJO Vista circa 1974!

Emphasizing education.
Prizing humor. 😋

We are hiring!

Or at least, we might be.

We always welcome exciting candidates regardless of open opportunities.

Please send an indication of your interest and qualifications in the form of a resume and compelling paragraph on quantitative equity investing to