Wilmington Trust Adds Wealth Management Professionals to Growing Los Angeles and Western Region Team – PRNewswire

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Wilmington Trust, a leader in wealth management and corporate and institutional services, said today it has expanded its Los Angeles and Western region team. The firm hired:

  • Thomas Mayer, senior wealth fiduciary advisor
  • Vijay Chandran, senior private banker, managing director, Western Region
  • John Bradarich, senior investment advisor
  • Velios Kodomichalos, senior wealth advisor

These hires are four of many that Wilmington Trust recently announced across its business units. The firm has committed to add a significant number of new professionals, which will broaden expertise. Over the next two years, the firm expects to double the number of its client-facing colleagues.

“Our expected growth in Los Angeles and our Western U.S. region aligns with our growth across the footprint,” said Brian Oard, Western regional president for Wilmington Trust. “This continued initiative to expand the team is exciting as we welcome new colleagues with experience to continue the level of service we offer our clients.”

These hires highlight Wilmington Trust’s continued, which began with the October 2020 expansion of an enhanced, client-centric operating model across its Wealth Management divisions. The move is designed to move decision-making and resources closer to clients and drive growth by focusing on the client and advisor relationship.

The new hires will focus on the firm’s comprehensive Wealth Management services to high-net-worth individuals and families, entrepreneurs, business owners, family offices, and foundations & endowments. They will work closely with clients and their advisors to develop financial, tax, and estate planning strategies to meet clients’ objectives.

Thomas Mayer, Senior Wealth Fiduciary Advisor

Mayer is responsible for managing the ongoing fiduciary needs of significant personal trust clients throughout the Southern California region. He helps to ensure that each trust is administered in accordance with its specific provisions and that the trust’s terms are carried out with the utmost fiduciary oversight.

Mayer, who has more than three decades of experience in the trust industry, joined Wilmington Trust in 2021 from City National Bank in Beverly Hills where he was the trust team lead for the Beverly Trust office. In that role, he administered intricate accounts with complex assets such as real property, closely held businesses, limited partnerships, and professional royalties. Previously, Mayer served his clients’ fiduciary and trust needs at Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, Morgan Stanley Trust, and numerous other financial institutions throughout Southern California.</…….

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