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Highmount Capital, LLC is a boutique wealth management firm with offices in New York, Boston, and Amsterdam appoints first Chief Investment Officer, K

Date: 10 Nov 2009

Citywealth

Highmount Capital, LLC is a boutique wealth management firm with offices in New York, Boston, and Amsterdam appoints first Chief Investment Officer, Kevin Bannon

Bannon was the former CIO of Bank of New York and will be leading Highmount’s investment initiatives.

Founding partner Maarten van Hengel says, “In a world where investment experience has real value, Kevin deepens our ability to create investment results for our clients. The entire firm welcomes his investment savvy, his belief that client portfolios should be constructed and managed in a customized manner, and his commitment to Highmount’s team-oriented approach. The Chief Investment Officer title recognizes his leadership role in our firm’s investment management effort.” “Since its founding, Highmount Capital has been committed to providing innovative asset allocation solutions to help clients meet their investment goals. I look forward to working with the investment team to continue to develop strategies that anticipate and capitalize on changing capital market trends,” says Bannon.

Bannon was Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President of the Bank of New York from 1993 to 2007 and previously served as Head of Private Client Asset Management and Director of Investment Research. He began his career at U.S. Trust in 1974. Mr. Bannon received an MBA in Finance from the Stern School at NYU and a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and holds a CFA designation. Bannon serves on the Boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northern Westchester and The Hundred Year Association of New York.

Additionally, he is a Director of Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. and the Prudential Retail Mutual Funds. About Highmount Capital Highmount Capital LLC is an independent registered investment advisor, fully owned and operated by its employees. Founded in 2002, the firm provides tailored wealth management services in traditional and alternative investment to families and private clients. Highmount Capital offers financial management combined with family governance and financial education to ensure long term success. The group is founded on the premise that an independent firm with accessible senior professionals is the best vehicle to deliver the highest quality service and performance.
Highmount Capital LLC has 1.3 billion dollars under management with offices in New York, Boston, and Amsterdam.

For more information please visit www.highmountcapital.com.

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