Lanny Thorndike

Lanny Thorndike is President of Choate Investment Advisors. In this role, Lanny oversees the investment strategy and day-to-day operations of Choate Investment Advisors. Working closely with Choate’s wealth management team of trustees, lawyers, tax preparers, and trusts and estates administrators, Lanny helps to ensure the coordinated delivery of best-in-class integrated family office services to wealthy families and individuals – to help them grow and protect their assets across multiple generations.

Previously, Lanny spent over 18 years at Century Capital Management LLC where he served as Managing Partner and CEO, along with Chairman of the Century Funds.  Prior to joining Choate, Lanny served as Managing Director of Congress Asset Management and a Portfolio Manager on the firm’s Small Cap Growth, SMid Growth, and Large Cap Growth Investment Committees.  He was also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member of the Board of MassGeneral Brigham
  • Member of the Board of Brigham Health
  • Member of the Board of the Cotting School, the nation’s first school for children with disabilities

Education & Credentials

Northwestern University
J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Harvard University