Bram Berkowitz

Bram Berkowitz

Banker & Tradesman Staff

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A Career’s Worth of Knowledge in Premier Banking

During Clay Deutsch’s eight years at the helm of Boston Private, the former McKinsey & Co. executive saw his fair share of challenges, including issues with the bank’s up-and-coming wealth management division and a series of layoffs. However, when he retired earlier this year, Deutsch left Boston Private in much better shape than when he joined it.

Consolidation Continues in Banking Industry

The year 2018 was filled with mergers and acquisitions between publicly traded banks, mutual banks and credit unions. In total, there were 16 mergers and acquisitions announced this year, as the banking industry in Massachusetts continued to consolidate.