James G. McGinness

Director — Salient Private Client

James G. McGinness is a director at Salient. He is focused on developing and managing client relationships for high-net-worth individuals, endowments and foundations.

Previously, James served as an investment associate on Salient’s MLP team, where he focused on investor relations, trading and operations. Prior to joining Salient in 2011, he was a portfolio analyst at RDG Capital, LLC and an investments intern at Telemus Capital Partners.

James is a native Houstonian and an active member of Houston’s First Baptist Church. He enjoys volunteering in the community and abroad with his church and various international mission organizations.

James earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Houston—Downtown and completed the Texas Trust School at Southern Methodist University. James holds FINRA Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65 licenses..

Team members:
W. Scott Hill
Barrett Conway
Jerry Ann Cunningham
Amy Lancaster
Wendy Wright