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Jim Lebenthal

Jim Libenthal
Partner, HPM Partners

Jim Lebenthal is a partner at HPM Partners. Previously, he served as CEO and CIO of Lebenthal Asset Management. While there, he was the Chairman of the Investment Committee and oversaw the economic and market outlook for clients firm wide. He was also the Chair of the Investment Manager Due Diligence Committee, where he was responsible for the approval, review, and monitoring of outside investment managers. James is a veteran of US Navy, and was a Lieutenant, qualifying as a nuclear submarine engineer. During his tenure, he was awarded 2 Navy Commendation Medals and 4 Navy Achievement Medals. James holds a BA in molecular biology from Princeton University and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. He holds Series 4, 7 and 63 licenses. He currently lives in Pawling, NY, where he is active in the local community and is an avid outdoorsman.

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