Head of Corporate Private Placements
John Wills is a Managing Director and the Head of Corporate Private Placements for MetLife's Private Capital Group. He was named to this position in 2014. In this role, Mr. Wills is responsible for overseeing the $60 billion Private Placement portfolio.
Over his career, Mr. Wills has been responsible for a wide variety of industry coverage including aerospace, industrial, transportation and sports sectors. He has been critical in building MetLife's private placement secondary trading capability. In addition, Mr. Wills has also been instrumental in building MetLife's third party asset management business for private placements.
Mr. Wills joined MetLife in 2005 as part of MetLife's acquisition of The Travelers Insurance Company where he was a private placement specialist and held various finance positions. He started his career as a public accountant.
Mr. Wills holds a BS in Accounting from Southern Connecticut State University. Mr. Wills holds a CFA Charter and is a Certified Public Accountant.