People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

"Each day we work to enhance our understanding of financial markets, investment managers and their strategies. It is a privilege to do this work on behalf of our clients at The Colony Group."

Jeff Gendron, MBA, CAIA®

Portfolio Manager

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Jeff is a Portfolio Manager at The Colony Group and is responsible for portfolio management, investment due diligence, and client service. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry and specializes in conducting investment due diligence and manager research across many asset classes including equities, fixed income, real estate, commodities, private equity, and other alternative investment strategies.

He served as a Portfolio Manager at Harvest Capital Management prior to their merger with The Colony Group in 2019. Previously, he was with Lincoln Financial Network and served in various roles at the New Hampshire Retirement System where he researched investment strategies, managed projects and managed plan administration for the $7.4 billion defined benefit pension fund. Jeff began his career conducting 401(k) plan administration for the defined contribution divisions of Scudder Trust Company and Putnam Investments.

Jeff volunteers in his local community. He had participated in many cycling and walking events to raise funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Jeff earned his Master of Business Administration and a graduate certificate in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University, and his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. Additionally, he became a full member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association® in 2014, and successfully completed the Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law exam in 2016.

Outside of the office, he enjoys reading, spending time with family, exercising, and learning about geopolitics and world affairs. He has been married to his wife, Kathy, since 1995.  They have known each other since attending first-grade together in Hudson, NH.