John A. Paganelli

John A. Paganelli
Partner/Finance and Operations

John, a founding Partner of Blue Water Capital Management, is responsible for the operations, trading and business administration functions of the firm and received his BS in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Since October 2014, John has directed the firm’s investment management process and is the primary liaison with its outside investment management consulting firm. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. 

Prior to co-founding the firm, John served for three years as Vice President of Operations and Finance at a Syracuse-based SEC Registered Investment Adviser and spent seven years in Denver, Colorado at the serving as Vice President of Investment Accounting and Treasurer at Berger Funds mutual fund complex.

John has served in the community as a youth sports coach, a member of the Finance and Audit Committees of his church and was a member of the Board of Jowonio School in Syracuse.