Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

231 South LaSalle St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
231 South LaSalle St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

Edward J. Calkins

Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst
Great Lakes Advisors
CFA®

Edward Calkins is a Senior Managing Director at Great Lakes Advisors where he assists in the management of the Large Cap Value strategy. In 1990, Ed helped found Great Lakes Advisors and has since played an instrumental role in the development of the firm’s unique approach to equity management. He is a member of the Management Committee, Investment Committee, and Board of Directors.

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 1973
  • Saint Louis University, BS 
  • Northwestern University, MBA 
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA®