SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced that senior wealth managers Ronald Weckbacher and Gregory Webster have joined First Republic Investment Management in Century City, California.
Weckbacher and Webster were each named Managing Director and Wealth Manager. They will provide investment management, retirement planning, investment consulting and other wealth management services to individuals, families, nonprofits and private family foundations.
“Ron Weckbacher and Greg Webster are terrific additions to our expanding team of wealth management professionals in the greater Los Angeles area,” said Bob Thornton, President of First Republic Private Wealth Management. “Ron and Greg are very accomplished wealth managers who are commited to delivering exceptional service to every client.”
Weckbacher has more than 36 years of wealth management experience. Prior to First Republic, he was a Senior Vice President at UBS Financial Services. Before that, he was a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, at Morgan Stanley. During his career, Weckbacher has focused on providing comprehensive financial planning to high net worth families and individuals. He is active in the community and was involved in Urban Search and Rescue through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He was also a Canine Search Specialist with the Los Angeles City Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Department of Homeland Security.
Webster has more than 26 years of wealth management experience. Prior to joining First Republic, he was a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager at UBS Financial Services. Webster began his career at Merrill Lynch and has focused on providing comprehensive financial planning to high net worth families and individuals. He is active in the community with Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) and Walking Strong.
About First Republic Bank
Founded in 1985, First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. First Republic specializes in delivering exceptional, relationship-based service and offers a complete line of products, including residential, commercial and personal loans, deposit services, and wealth management. Services are offered through preferred banking or wealth management offices primarily in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach and San Diego, California; Portland, Oregon; Boston, Massachusetts; Palm Beach, Florida; Greenwich, Connecticut; New York, New York; and Jackson, Wyoming. First Republic is a constituent of the S&P 500 Index and KBW Nasdaq Bank Index. For more information, visit firstrepublic.com.