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Cornellians in Private Equity

John Kyles


Managing Director
Portfolio Advisers (Darien, CT)


Mr. John M. Kyles is a Managing Director at Portfolio Advisors, LLC. He serves as a supporting Member on the Investment Committee for several Portfolio Advisors funds. Mr. Kyles joined the firm in 2009. Previously, he was a Director at Citigroup where Mr. Kyles spent eight years in the Private Equity Placements Group. While at Citigroup, he structured and executed private placements totaling over $6 billion for public and private companies in a variety of industries. At business school, Mr. Kyles was a Park Fellow and co-founded BR Ventures.


Mr. Kyles holds a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, an M.B.A. from Cornell University, and B.A. from Bucknell University.