Private banks

Emphasizing the private at Boston Private


Anthony DeChellis’ strategy for staying relevant in a competitive metro market is a little odd — rebuild the private banking business his predecessor shrank — but observers say he might be the executive who can pull it off.


Citi's latest executive moves in consumer analytics, private banking


Citigroup has hired Murli Buluswar as head of analytics and information management in its U.S. consumer banking segment. It also has promoted Tracey Warson from head of Citi Private Bank, North America, to chairman of the unit.


Kristen Bitterly, Citigroup | Most Powerful Women: Next


Overhauling Citi Private Bank's capital markets business in the Americas required finding someone who not only had expertise, but also had the ability to lead while growing revenue. The natural pick was Kristen Bitterly.


First Republic hits asset milestone, tops $100 billion


The San Francisco bank has roughly doubled its assets in the last five years with the benefit of an acquisition.


City National names new head of private banking in L.A.


Nick Zappia is joining the bank from rival BNY Mellon in what is one of the first key hires of new CEO Kelly Coffey.


JPMorgan considering China onshore private bank business


JPMorgan Chase is considering setting up a private bank in China as new regulations give foreign firms a better chance to compete with local players in the world's second-biggest pool of wealthy people.


First Republic extends CEO's contract, but hints at succession plan


The company has appointed President Gaye Erkan to its board of directors, potentially positioning her to replace longtime CEO James Herbert when he eventually retires.


The Fed likes safe banks. It's not so sure about this one though


TNB USA is suing the Fed to force the central bank to let it open an account that earns the same top-tier interest rate currently available only to a select few.


Bank of Hawaii launches program with large Japanese bank


Bank of Hawaii will serve Japanese citizens looking to conduct business in the United States.


Signature hires two veteran bankers to lead West Coast expansion


Joe Petitti and Jack Knight formerly held leadership posts at First Republic.