Matt Zames is the Chief Operating Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and serves on the Operating Committee.
In his current role as COO, his responsibilities include the firm’s Chief Investment Office (CIO), the Oversight and Control Group, Compliance, Treasury & Funding, Mortgage Banking Capital Markets, One Equity Partners, Corporate Strategy, Regulatory Affairs, Global Technology and Operations, Real Estate, Procurement, Security & Safety, General Services and Military & Veteran Affairs.
Mr. James was co-COO from July 2012 until April of 2013 when he assumed the full COO position. Previously, he was Chief Investment Officer of JPMorgan Chase.
Prior to joining the Corporate sector in 2012, Mr. Zames held a series of senior roles in the firm’s Investment Bank. Most recently, he was co-head of Global Fixed Income for J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank and head of Chase’s Mortgage Capital Markets. Before that, he managed several leading Markets business, including Rates, Foreign Exchange, Public Finance, Securitized Porducts Group, and the Tax Exempt Capital Markets business.
Before joining J.P. Morgan in 2004, Mr. Zames worked at Credit Suisse, where he was co-head of Global Dollar Interest Rate Trading, a member of the Fixed Income Operating Committee, and the Credit Suisse First Boston Management Council.
Mr. Zames is a member of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee and a former chairman. He is also a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Treasury Market Practices Group. Additionally, he is on the MIT Sloan Finance Group Advisory Board and the Board of Directors or the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation.
He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1993. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and children.