Head of the Endowments & Foundations Group, Asset and Wealth Management,J.P. Morgan Chase
Monica Issar is the Global Head of J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Endowments & Foundations Group based in New York. Ms. Issar joined J.P. Morgan Investment Management in 1996 and has overall responsibility for leading a team of over 50 experienced advisors who provide customized discretionary services and investment strategies to families, family offices and endowments and foundations. The Endowments & Foundations Group manages $20 billion in client assets1. As leader of both investment and advisory philanthropic initiatives, she is also actively building out the sustainable investing and impact offerings of J.P Morgan Private Bank. Prior to this, Ms. Issar was an Investment Specialist at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where she counseled public company CEOs, hedge fund managers and some of the world’s largest charitable organizations.
Ms. Issar is a member of the Global Investments Leadership Team. She also serves on the Investment Committee of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate Foundation, and on the board of UNICEF. She earned her Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from New York University. She lives in Rye, New York with her husband and two children.