Our Team




John A. Paganelli
Partner
Operations and Administration

Direct: 315-438-8690 x 12
jpaganelli@bluewatercm.com

John is a founding Partner of Blue Water Capital Management and is responsible for the operations, trading and business administration functions of the firm. John manages the firm’s key back office service providers to ensure that services are delivered efficiently and effectively to Financial Advisors and clients. John is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Prior to co-founding the firm, John served as Vice President of Operations and Finance at a Syracuse-based investment advisor and seven years in Denver, Colorado at the Berger Funds mutual fund complex, where he served as Vice President and Treasurer. He also spent five years as a Manager of Accounting at Palmeri Fund Administrators of Fair Lawn, New Jersey, a provider of accounting, reporting and administrative services to private equity funds. John holds a BS in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

John has served in the community as a youth sports coach, a member of the Finance and Audit Committees of his church and was a member of the Board of Jowonio School in Syracuse.