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The Case for Narrow Banking

The Case for Narrow Banking

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Mar 17, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

When the Federal Reserve began paying interest on reserves, James McAndrews saw an unmet demand in the institutional investor marketplace for a safe deposit service that would pay a more competitive interest rate. From this has sprung McAndrews’ latest venture, TNB USA Inc.

Bankruptcies Are About Solutions

Bankruptcies Are About Solutions

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Mar 3, 2019 | Reprints

When companies can’t make their loan payments, that’s when bankruptcy attorneys like Andrew Lizotte step in. His experience has gained him expertise on how bankruptcies can be solved, and how banks can make their loans wisely.

Charting Growth In Meds and Eds

Charting Growth In Meds and Eds

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Feb 10, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

S/L/A/M Collaborative is growing in Boston with plans to double the size of its Fort Point offices’ workforce. The firm is seeking to expand its work in the health care and workplace sectors to augment its traditional strength in

Infusing Office Properties With A Hospitality Mindset

Infusing Office Properties With A Hospitality Mindset

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jan 27, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Jennifer Christakes runs JLL’s New England property management group, which oversees a 35-million-square-foot portfolio including iconic buildings such as Boston’s One Financial Center office tower. With a staff of 200 employees, she manages 112 commercial properties in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Timing Is Everything In CRE

Timing Is Everything In CRE

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Dec 30, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

After a brief career on Beacon Hill as a legislative aide, Bill Crean transitioned to the private sector representing Construction Industries of Massachusetts during the heyday of the Central Artery Tunnel project. A commercial real estate broker for the past two decades, Crean joined Avision Young in August.

A Career’s Worth of Knowledge in Premier Banking

A Career’s Worth of Knowledge in Premier Banking

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Dec 23, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

From a Challenge to a Career

From a Challenge to a Career

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Dec 9, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

When Janice Houghton began her career in the banking industry more than four decades ago, she found herself facing many challenges, mainly because she was in an industry dominated by men. But in early November, Houghton left the industry on top, retiring from her post as president and CEO of StonehamBank.

A Credit Union for Farmers

A Credit Union for Farmers

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Nov 11, 2018 | Reprints | Unlock Link

Scott Budde previously worked in the investment management arm of TIAA and would go on to create the first division of the bank focused on social and impact investing strategies. Now he’s part of a group of stakehold­ers launching the first ever credit union in the country to lend exclusively to farmers and food entrepreneurs.

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