Mortimer J. Buckley Net Worth (2024): Height, Full Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On March 1st, 2022

Mortimer J. Buckley is an American investment banker. In 2018, Buckley was elected as chairman and CEO of Vanguard, a premier investment firm. Before that he served as head of the Retail Investor Group, having moved up the ranks since 1991 when he joined the firm as an assistant to its founder John C. Bogle.

Mortimer J. Buckley's Net Worth

As of 2024, Mortimer J. Buckley's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Net Worth$5 million
Given NameMortimer Joseph Buckley
Famous NameMortimer J. Buckley
Source(s) of FameCEO
Place of BirthBoston, Massachusetts, USA
RelationshipsMarried, Marilyn Buckley,


In 1991, Buckley was hired by John C. Bogle, the chairman and founder of Vanguard, as his assistant. At the time, Buckley was a young Harvard graduate looking to make a name for himself in the world of hedge funds and investment banking. Over the years, Buckley earned the trust of Vanguard’s board and rose through the ranks to become Chief Information Officer in 2001.

In 2006, Buckley was appointed head of the Retail Investor Group, a role that he served until 2012.

When Gus Sauter retired from Vanguard in 2013, Buckley took over his position as Chief Investment Officer. He served in this position until 2017 when then-chairman F. William McNabb retired from the firm. Following McNabb’s retirement, Buckley was appointed Chairman and CEO by the company board in a unanimous decision.

As chairman and CEO of Vanguard, Buckley is in charge of the index funds the company is known for. Index funds are a type of investment product that was made popular by Vanguard founder John C. Bogle and essentially, they make it possible for investors to own a bunch of stocks that resemble a particular index.

As one of the most successful asset management companies, Vanguard attracts numerous investors from every corner of the world. The sheer size of the company and its $4 trillion assets shone a bright light on Buckley.

Early Life

Buckley’s father was head of the cardiac surgical unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. His mother was a nurse. Before Buckley went into finance, he considered studying medicine like his parents, however, he joined Harvard University to study economics instead.

After college he got a job as an assistant to John Bogle, the CEO of Vanguard. At the time he was helping Bogle to research a book, and shortly after that he returned to Harvard to get an MBA. Buckley’s first role at Vanguard was to track the firm’s competitors.

Personal Life

Buckley is married with three children. He enjoys bicycling in his spare time.

Social Media

Mortimer Buckley is not currently available on social media. However, he does have a LinkedIn account that he uses to highlight his professional career.


Mortimer J Buckley is an American banker with a net worth of $5 million. Buckley started his career in 1991 when he joined Vanguard, a major asset management firm in the US. He is currently chairman and CEO of Vanguard.