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Eric Czepyha Joins Northern Trust Wealth Management to Lead Business Services


Northern Trust Wealth Management announced today it has hired Eric Czepyha as Director of Business Services, contributing to a national strategy focused on business owners.

“Eric is a seasoned professional with tremendous background working with business-owning families and the complex issues involved with multi-generational wealth optimization and planning,” said Steven L. Fradkin, President, Northern Trust Wealth Management. “We are delighted to welcome Eric to Northern Trust to further reinforce our expertise in these important areas of focus for our clients.”

Northern Trust Wealth Management has more than 130 years of experience working with business owners, with $293 billion in assets under management. That includes management of more than $10 billion in assets such as closely held businesses, real estate, and oil, gas and mineral interests. Services include banking for companies and individuals, corporate trustee services, family education and governance, deal advisory and oversight, tax and wealth transfer strategies and philanthropic advisory services.

Czepyha has more than 15 years of experience advising clients in capacities as legal counsel, financial advisor, board member, and corporate trustee. During the course of his career, Czepyha has worked with clients on a variety of business issues, including financial analysis and valuation, legal analysis and contract negotiation, pre-transaction planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and succession planning.

Previously, Czepyha was the Head of Advice, Planning and Fiduciary Services at BNY Mellon Wealth Management where he was responsible for overseeing global wealth advisory, fiduciary services and the national practice areas for business owners and family law. He has also held positions at J.P. Morgan, Barclay’s Investment Bank and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

Czepyha received his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and law degree from Harvard Law School.

Northern Trust Wealth Management offers holistic wealth management services for affluent individuals and families, family offices, foundations and endowments, and privately held businesses. It is recognized for its innovative technology, service excellence and depth of expertise and ranks among the top 10 U.S. wealth managers, with $293.2 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019. The Northern Trust Company is an Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC.

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in 20 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 23 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of June 30, 2019, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$11.3 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.2 trillion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

Northern Trust Corporation, Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A., incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Global legal and regulatory information can be found at http://www.northerntrust.com/disclosures.

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