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Robert W. Sharps

Also Known As Rob Sharps

CEO of T. Rowe Price

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Robert W. Sharps is a chief executive officer and president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (TROW) and chair of the company's Executive, Management, and Management Compensation and Development Committees. Sharps has been a director of Price Group since January 2022

Mr. Sharps has been with T. Rowe Price since 1997, beginning as an analyst specializing in financial services stocks, including banks, asset managers, and securities brokers, in the U.S. Equity Division. He was the lead portfolio manager of the Institutional Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy from 2001 to 2016. In 2016, Mr. Sharps stepped down from portfolio management to assume an investment leadership position as co-head of Global Equity, at which time he joined the Management Committee. He was head of Investments and group chief investment officer from 2017 to 2021. In February 2021, Mr. Sharps became president of Price Group and then a chief executive officer in January 2022. 

Prior to T. Rowe Price, he completed an internship as an equity research analyst at Wellington Management. Mr. Sharps also was employed by KPMG Peat Marwick as a senior management consultant, where he focused on corporate transactions, before leaving to pursue his M.B.A. in 1995.


  • B.S., summa cum laude, in accounting - Towson University
  • M.B.A. in Finance - University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
  • Chartered Financial Analyst -


  • T. Rowe Price Group - CEO
  • T. Rowe Price Group - President