Portrait of John Saraceno

John Saraceno Jr

Co­Founder and Managing Principal

As Co­Founder and Managing Principal of Onyx Equities, LLC, John has led the firm’s investment and portfolio management efforts since its inception. Serving as Chief Investment Strategist, John directs the investment philosophy and strategies for Phalanx Funds I, II and III, all of which are on track to generate fund­-level IRRs in excess of 30% during a time when peer funds have struggled to achieve positive returns. John also leads Phalanx’s mission to identify and partner with some of the country’s most significant institutional investment firms.

Prior to founding Onyx, John was a founding member and Chief Investment Officer of Ivy Equities, responsible for all acquisition, disposition, and finance activities. During his nine-­year tenure at Ivy, John was responsible for the purchase of more than four million square feet of commercial properties valued in excess of $1 billion.