Gerald Knott Senior Portfolio Manager Central Ohio Private Bank Team

As Portfolio Manager, Gerald Knott assists in the development of your personal investment policy guidelines. Gerald makes decisions about your investment mix while matching investment opportunities to your objectives—all while balancing risk against performance.


United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (BS)
University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL (MBA)
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Professional Experience & Areas of Focus

Jerry Knott re-joined Fifth Third Private Bank in August 2005. Mr. Knott has 29 years of trust and 34 years of investment experience. Jerry is a Senior Portfolio Manager specialist within the Investment Advisors division of Fifth Third Bank. He manages investments for individuals, charities and professional organizations.

Personal & Community Participation

Jerry is past President of the Board of Trustees for The Ohio Breathing Association and recently was selected as a Trustee Emeritus. He has been a member of Worthington Hills Country Club for 34 years and currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees. He is also a retired US Navy carrier aviator. Jerry and his wife reside in Worthington Hills.