John E. Bowen

Director, Atlanta Office
Cantor Fitzgerald

Mr. Bowen is a Director in the Atlanta office of Cantor Fitzgerald.  Cantor Fitzgerald is headquartered in New York and is a broker dealer serving institutional investors throughout the United States.  Cantor Fitzgerald is one of 21 primary dealers authorized to trade U.S. government securities with the Federal Reserve Bank. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald in 2005, John worked for Legg Mason and Wachovia in Atlanta, and for Ernst & Young for 8 years in Baltimore.

John has developed strategies to increase investment returns and optimize balance sheet performance while reducing overall earnings risk based on review of liquidity needs, asset/liability management, funding opportunities and investment requirements.

An author, John has written three investment management books and taught asset liability management at the American Bankers Association’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

John is a founding director of Maryland Financial Bank. He currently is Chair of the Asset/Liability Management Committee and is past Chair of the Audit Committee.


Author, “Managing the Investment Portfolio,” The Handbook of Asset/Liability Management, Frank J. Fabozzi & Atsuo Konishi,  published by Irwin Publishing, Burr Ridge, IL, 1996.

Author, Mark-to-Market: Managing The Bank Portfolio Under FASB #115, book published by Probus Publishing, Chicago, 1994.

Author, Investing in Mortgage Securities, Risks and Rewards for Banks, book published by Bank Administration Institute, Chicago, 1989.

Instructor, Stonier Graduate School of Banking, 1996 to 2000. ABA BankExec™ bank management computer simulation making key decisions on product pricing, risk management, investments, asset sales, and treasury management in a competitive “tournament” with fellow students.


FINRA No. 7, 24, 52, 53 and 63.

Certified Public Accountant, 1974.


Graduate, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, B.S., 1974.

Graduate, Stonier Graduate School of Banking, University of Delaware, 1988.