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US-Based Federal Street Advisors Merges With Family Office

Eliane Chavagnon Editor Americas 7 January 2016

US-Based Federal Street Advisors Merges With Family Office

An investment and wealth management house in the US has merged with a family office, creating an enlarged business with 65 staff and $6.5 billion in AuM.

(An earlier version of this item appeared in Family Wealth Report, sister publication to this one.)

Federal Street Advisors, an independent investment consultant and wealth management firm, and Pathstone Family Office have merged to create Pathstone Federal Street.

Pathstone Federal Street has 65 employees across four offices and has 190 clients representing over $6.5 billion in total advisory assets.

Steve Braverman and Allan Zachariah serve as co-chief executives of the new combined firm. Matthew Fleissig of Pathstone Family Office will become president of the new organisation, joined by Eric Godes and Jennifer Murtie of Federal Street Advisors, who will share the chief operating officer title.

Murtie will also serve as the firm's chief marketing officer and Kristin Fafard of Federal Street will continue as chief investment officer of the combined organisation. Matthew Sher will serve as the new firm's chief compliance officer and chief technology officer.

Meanwhile, the firm has named the following new managing directors: Daniel Gross, Kelly Maregni, Janet Mertz, Mark Peters and Charles Walsh.

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