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Northern Trust Strengthens Its International Wealth Advisory Team

Northern Trust Strengthens Its International Wealth Advisory Team

10/06/2017

Northern Trust Strengthens Its International Wealth Advisory Team

Northern Trust announced today that Roberta Elaine Ruddy has joined the company as Vice President, International Relationship Manager, for its San Diego, Calif. office. Ruddy will report to Richard Martinez, Senior Vice President, Team Leader of International Wealth Advisory Services in Houston, Texas.

Ruddy will specialize in strategic business development with a multinational focus, emphasizing cross-cultural teamwork and collaboration for families moving wealth over jurisdictions and generations. Ruddy will be based in San Diego to complement a national team of experts who provide similar services in Houston, New York City and Miami. Also, Ruddy will serve as a resource for our San Diego-based Wealth Advisory Team led by President of the San Diego Region, John Ippolito. Northern Trust has been serving families in the San Diego market for 29 years and this will give the firm expanded capabilities with multijurisdictional families.

“Roberta brings to Northern Trust deep expertise in serving high-net-worth individuals and families, and creating investment plans that will help achieve their unique goals,” said Richard Martinez, Senior Vice President, Team Leader for the International Wealth Advisory Services in Houston. “Roberta’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge will make her a vital addition to Northern Trust. I’m confident that Roberta will play a significant and strategic role in providing and implementing high quality solutions for our clients.”

Ruddy has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to Northern Trust, she worked at Royal Bank of Canada as Wealth Management International Director.

Ruddy earned law and master’s degrees from Columbia University.

Ruddy is committed to civic and not-for-profit communities. She is currently active with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and is the Chairperson of the Community Advisory Board of Scripps Hospital, Encinitas, Calif.

Ruddy will be based in Northern Trust’s San Diego office located at 4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 1000, San Diego, California 92122.

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