Justin “Jud” Hennessy

Director of Portfolio Management

Justin “Jud” Hennessy is the Director of Portfolio Management at Genoa Asset Management and Portfolio Manager for the firm’s tax-exempt municipal bond strategies. Mr. Hennessy joined Genoa’s predecessor firm in 2011 to help lead the firm’s effort to create customized municipal bond portfolios for professional and private investors.

Mr. Hennessy has over 30 years of investment management experience, encompassing investment advisory firms, insurance companies, mutual funds, and bank trust departments.

Prior to joining Genoa and its predecessor firm, he was Head of Portfolio Management for a registered investment advisor and Managing Director at a brokerage firm focusing on municipal bond portfolios. Previously, Mr. Hennessy was Managing Director at Ambac Indemnity Corporation, where he created the firm’s investment group. At Ambac, Mr. Hennessy was responsible for the firm’s $4 billion investment portfolio, asset/liability matching, strategy and research, as well as board reporting for the portfolio. Mr. Hennessy also served as Senior Vice President at CIGNA, responsible for a $2.3 billion property and casualty insurance portfolio and the company’s municipal bond mutual funds. Mr. Hennessy began his career as an investment officer with the Old Colony Trust Department in Boston.

Mr. Hennessy attended Northeastern University.