Francis Gannon

Francis Gannon

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Francis Gannon is Co-Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director at Royce Investment Partners, a pioneer in small-cap investing and one of the industry's most experienced and highly respected small-cap investment managers. Prior to joining Royce Investment in 2006, Francis was Chief Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager with AIG SunAmerica Asset Management. Under his portfolio management supervision, SunAmerica Growth and Income Fund was listed in Gene Walden’s hook, The 100 Best Mutual Funds to Own in America (4th Ed.) in 2001. With more than 25 years of investment management experience, Francis has been featured multiple times on financial publications, and is a regular panelist on Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street for several years.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Francis has 28 years of industry experience, 15 of which have since been spent at Royce Investment Partners.

  • He has a BA in English and Economics and an MA in English Literature from Boston College.

  • He received a Young Irish-American of the Year from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.

Francis Gannon's Affiliations

  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick