Steven W. Ballentine is president and CEO of Ballentine Capital Management Inc., an investment management firm he founded in 1989.
Ballentine has been a portfolio manager and analyst for more than 35 years. He started his investment career with the Prudential Life Insurance Co. of America in 1983 as an equity analyst and portfolio manager. Ballentine managed the Prudential-Bache Utility Fund and the Prudential-Bache Equity Income Fund until 1987. From 1987 to 1989, he was a limited partner in a private long-short equity hedge fund management firm before founding Ballentine Capital Management, Inc.
Ballentine earned a bachelor's degree in finance, summa cum laude, from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management in 1983.
For Syracuse University, Ballentine is a member of the Society of Fellows, the Whitman Corporate Advisory Board and Athletic Director’s Advisory Council, and a supporter of the Whitman School of Management. He funded the Ballentine Investment Institute. Ballentine was also the recipient of the Whitman School of Management’s Jonathan J. Holtz Alumnus of the Year Award for 2003. He chaired the 2015 director of athletics search committee. He also served on the West Campus District Project ad hoc committee.
Ballentine is a Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, where he chairs the Board Investment and Endowment Committee. He also serves on the Executive, Athletics and Board Organization and Nominating Committees.
Updated: May 10, 2020