Evercore has appointed Chris Zander as President of Evercore Wealth Management, reporting to the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Maurer.
Zander remains the firm’s Chief Wealth & Fiduciary Advisor and the President of Evercore Trust Company, NA, responsible for setting the firm’s strategy in providing comprehensive, goals-based wealth planning advice and service to families, foundations and endowments across the United States.
“Evercore Wealth Management has enjoyed considerable success under Jeff Maurer’s leadership in the 10 years since its inception,” says Ralph Schlosstein, Chief Executive Officer of Evercore. “We are confident in the firm’s continued success and congratulate Chris Zander on this new role.”
Maurer says: “I have worked with Chris Zander for 25 years and know that as President of both Evercore Wealth Management and Evercore Trust Company he will help us continue to grow while never losing sight of our values.”
Zander says: “We are pleased with our strong growth in our first 10 years and are looking forward to building on our accomplishments in providing clients with top-tier investment management, strategic wealth planning, and integrated trust and family office services.”
Zander joined Evercore Wealth Management as a founding partner in 2008. He is a member of the Evercore Wealth Management Strategic Planning Committee and the firm’s investment decision-making body, the Asset Allocation Committee.
Previously, Zander was the head of US Trust’s Multi-Family Office.
Zander received a BA in Political Science from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. He is a past Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Trust Management Association.