Gerry is responsible for trust and estates planning and administration. Gerry has over 30 years of experience in trusts and estates and has held senior positions at leading wealth management companies, working closely with domestic and international clients to develop customized trust and estates strategies. He is a member of Fiduciary Trust’s Management and Operating Committees. Prior to joining Fiduciary Trust, he served for over 16 years at HSBC Private Bank, most recently as managing director, head of US personal trust and Chairman of the Board of Directors of HSBC Trust Company (Delaware), N.A. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president at Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and is a member of the Taxation Committee of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York Bar Association. He also has been active with STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and has decades of experience with international estate planning, especially cross-border families passing a legacy to US family members. Gerry is a member of National Association of Estate Planners & Councils NAEPC Hall of Fame® and Accredited Estate Planner® (Distinguished). He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, and a past member of Boston Estate Planning Council. He serves on the board of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. He has lectured on family and closely held business planning, international estate planning and trust administration, fiduciary investments and administration, effective charitable giving, and complex transfer tax planning issues for the Practicing Law Institute, the New York City Bar Association and the American Bankers Association. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Lehigh University and his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law where he was on Law Review. He is admitted to the Bars in New York and Massachusetts.