John Lisko

President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer


John Lisko joined Global Beta Advisors at its inception in November 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the management of the finances and operations of the firm. In addition, he is involved with new business development for all the firm’s investment products as well as monitoring all client relationship efforts. Prior to Global Beta Advisors, Mr. Lisko served as a Vice President at a lower middle market private equity firm where he worked on sourcing, monitoring, and managing investments in technology enabled business services and manufacturing firms. From 2009 through 2015, Mr. Lisko was the Chief of Staff and Chief Investment Officer for the Pennsylvania Treasury, where he oversaw $18 billion in assets and solely managed over $1 billion through a multi-asset class pool of ETFs. During that time, Mr. Lisko served as a designee on state investment boards with a net asset value of over $100 billion, including two state retirement systems and three Insurance Department-related funds.

Mr. Lisko earned his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and he graduated with his B.S. from Temple University.