75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street


Dennis A. Johnson

SVP & Chief Investment Officer
Comerica Asset Management Group
Comerica Bank

As chief investment officer of Comerica Asset Management Group, Johnson manages $26.5 billion in assets and is responsible for the firm’s passive and active investment strategies, alternative investments, new products, client relations, and business development. He is also co-chair of the Group’s Investment Policy Committee, which governs the company’s asset allocation policies for its investment professionals.

 


Edward E. Johnson Jr.

COO
Advent Capital Management L.L.C.

Johnson oversees all non-investment functions at Advent (No. 5 on the BE Asset Managers list with $5.8 billion in assets under management), including strategy marketing, product development, investor relations, and operations. This hedge fund management firm specializes in convertibles, equities, and high-yield securities. Prior to Advent, Johnson held various roles in financial services at Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers.

 


Robert L. Johnson

Founder & Chairman
RLJ Equity Partners L.L.C.

Johnson established this middle-market private equity firm, one of a portfolio of 14 companies that he owns, in 2006. The firm (No. 9 on the BE Private Equity firms list with $230 million in capital under management), invests between $15 million and $30 million per transaction. Johnson’s team originates, structures, and invests in traditional buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth capital infusions. He launched a new company, RLJ Fixed Income L.L.C., in June.

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