Kelly Johnston has been promoted to President of First Republic Trust Company, part of First Republic Private Wealth Management, providing customised wealth management solutions, including trust, investment management and brokerage services, to high net worth individuals and families, foundations, and endowments.
Johnston, who has more than 20 years of trust and wealth management experience, joined First Republic Trust Company in 2013, and she served as Deputy Manager. She is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) and a Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS).
First Republic also announced today that Michael Harrington, who served as President of First Republic Trust Company for the past nine years, has been named Chairman. Harrington will continue to play a leadership role in the trust company, while serving clients and providing guidance and support on regulatory and business administration.
"Kelly Johnston is a terrific leader, and she has done an outstanding job of serving our trust clients and working closely with First Republic's bankers, wealth advisors and other investment professionals," says Bob Thornton, President of First Republic Private Wealth Management. "Since joining First Republic Trust Company in 2002, Michael Harrington has been instrumental in the growth of the trust company, and we look forward to his continuing leadership and service to our major clients as a key advisor."
First Republic Trust Company provides comprehensive trust and estate administration services to help families preserve and transfer wealth across generations. First Republic Trust Company can serve as Trustee, Successor Trustee, or Co-Trustee on many types of personal trusts, including marital, irrevocable and charitable trusts. First Republic also serves as Executor or Co-Executor for estate settlements.