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.

Prior to taking on his current role, Lanny was Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Congress Asset Management and a Portfolio Manager on that firm’s Small Cap Growth, SMid Growth, and Large Cap Growth Investment Committees, as well as a member of the firm’s Investment Oversight Committee and Management Committee. Lanny has also served as Managing Partner and CEO of Century Capital (manager of public and private equity funds and partnerships), Chairman of the Century Funds, and the Portfolio Manager for Century Small Cap Select Fund and Century Shares Trust.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member of the Board of Partners Healthcare
  • 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