Greenleaf Trust

Family Office Advisor

6 months ago
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What's This Job All About?


Greenleaf Trust, Michigan’s first trust-only bank open to the public, which currently oversees $8.4 billion in assets under management, seeks an individual committed to superior client service in a team-based dynamic growth environment. Greenleaf Trust is committed to providing individuals, foundations and corporate clients unequaled wealth management and trust services in an environment free of proprietary products.

Greenleaf Trust’s Family and Foundation Services Division offers one more highly beneficial service that is unique to the traditional family office environment: perpetuity and regulation. Together, these provide multigenerational beneficiaries with the security of a highly audited environment that will endure through the multigenerational timeframes, executed by a company that has the scale to deliver, and the culture to serve at the highest benchmark of service delivery. We listen, educate and serve families in a meaningful and personalized manner; one that is truly remarkable for its level of attentive, discrete and wholly reliable service.



What You'll Be Doing



With extreme confidentiality, ensure comprehensive service is provided to external ultra-high net worth clients through coordination of efforts and workflow of the Greenleaf Trust Team, outside advisors and service providers. Partners closely with the Family Office Team to provide a full range of family office services to help clients clarify and meet their goals/objectives through research, expertise and creative strategic recommendations focused on family wealth governance and family wealth optimization.




  • Provide proactive, “high touch” client care, communication and service to a select number of ultra-high net worth families.
  • Assist with the development of a personalized Family Wealth Plan and Service Agreement at the onset of the relationship as well as development of ongoing strategies to achieve the client’s near term goals and ultimate legacy plan objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a basis of knowledge in key areas such as trust and estate planning, investment management including an alternative asset expertise, retirement planning, tax planning and other areas touching the clients’ lives.
  • Facilitate education for clients and their families as desired or needed on a variety of topics.
  • Solve problems for clients using both internal and external resources.
  • Coordinate with client’s external professionals, such as legal and tax advisors.
  • Facilitate effective reporting and communication to clients and other interested parties.
  • Oversee and monitor all family office activity including the process of transferring funds, securities, and other assets in coordination with the Family Office team.
  • Ensure appropriate and relative documentation is on file.
  • Participate in event-driven marketing events for Family Office clients.
  • Act in a fiduciary capacity to perform activities relative to the Family Office.
  • Accountable for the performance of the Family Office team including risk management and compliance, as well as service delivery.
  • Perform other duties as assigned



What You Need for this Position


  • Bachelor’s degree with one or more of the following certifications or advanced degrees strongly preferred: CFA, CPA, JD or LLM.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience providing an extremely high level of personalized customer service to ultra-high net worth families with specialization in the areas of investment management, estate planning, trust administration, and/or equivalent education and experience.


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