John F. Blair, CFP®

Partner & Market Leader


Client Advisory


John is a Partner and Market Leader for the Baltimore and Bonita Springs Offices. He has 30 years of experience assisting individuals, families and institutions with financial planning and investment management strategies.

Prior to joining Cerity Partners, John served as President, Partner and Portfolio Manager with Maryland Capital Management (MCM).  While at MCM, he managed the firm’s Concentrated Growth Equity portfolio strategy in addition to servicing affluent families as a wealth advisor.  Before joining MCM in 2004, he served as a Vice President with the Private Wealth Management Group of Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown. John joined Alex. Brown & Sons in 1995 after serving two years as an Investment Executive with Kidder, Peabody & Co.


  • B.A. from Wake Forest University
  • MBA from Loyola University Maryland


  • Member of the Parents’ Council of Wake Forest University
  • Wake Forest University College Board of Visitors Emeritus

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