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 highly-respected small-cap investment managers. Prior to his current role, he was Royce's Principal and Portfolio Manager for over 7 years. Gannon has over 30 years of industry experience, 16 of which have since been spent at Royce Investment Partners. He has over 25 years of investment management experience, and has been featured multiple times on leading financial media publications and outlets. 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.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick


  • Francies has been featured in leading financial outlets and publications, including CNBC and Yahoo! Finance, among others.

  • He was a regular panelist with Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street for several years.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.