Sean Hanlon
Sean Hanlon CFP®
CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer

Sean Hanlon
Sean Hanlon CFP®
CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer


Sean Hanlon is the CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Hanlon Investment Management, which he founded in 1999. Prior to founding Hanlon Investment Management in 1999, he worked at Merrill Lynch and Paine Webber in their wealth management divisions. Mr. Hanlon has led Hanlon Investment Management to become a vertically integrated provider, with a nationwide presence, of investment management and financial planning for individuals, families, businesses and other investment entity types. These services are delivered on both a wholesale and retail level.

Mr. Hanlon has served on the advisory board of various financial services companies and is an active investor in, and serves as an advisor to, numerous private equity and venture capital investments.

Mr. Hanlon is a member of the Stevens Institute of Technology Board of Trustees, is the former Chair of the Investment Committee and is the current Chair of the Finance Committee, and is Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Hanlon Financial Systems Center at Stevens. He graduated with a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Stevens and later earned a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation. He is a member of the Stockton University Financial Planning Advisory Board.

Married to Cathy in 1990, they have two successful adult children, John and Erin, and enjoy spending time with their immediate and extended family, especially at the beach in New Jersey. Mr. Hanlon is an avid golfer and enjoys an active exercise program.

Mr. and Mrs. Hanlon believe in giving back, and through the Sean and Cathy Hanlon Foundation support many worthy causes including hunger, education, health, veterans, homelessness, animal care and more.


A Message From CEO, Sean Hanlon, CFP®

A boutique personalized investment management platform, built for Advisors by Advisors.
We learned long ago that successful businesses share four essential qualities:

Passion, Integrity, Vision, and Care.

We’ve made those same qualities the bedrock of our business, and you’ll see their positive effects across our full range of our offerings—from asset management to technology solutions to comprehensive Registered Investment Advisory services for financial professionals and their clients. We’re dedicated to sustaining world-class service through continuous enhancement of our entire suite of solutions and the processes we use to deliver them. The indicators of that dedication are plain to see:

• The positive energy of our service professionals who are devoted to ensuring your every interaction with us ends with a smile.

• The long hours of our research and trading professionals, who understand that behind every dollar they manage is an important life goal for the investor who entrusted their money to us.

• The commitment of our tireless developers, who never stop pushing our technology solutions toward the cutting edge.

We’re deeply honored by the trust and faith financial professionals and their clients place in us to help them navigate the ever-shifting investment landscape, and look forward to building on Hanlon’s reputation as a trusted partner to financial professionals and the investors they serve.