Wealth Management Expert Biography

Christopher Perry

Christopher Perry

Senior Fiduciary Officer, Boston

Christopher D. Perry is a Senior Fiduciary Officer at Northern Trust Bank in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Perry is in charge of trust and account administration, estate planning services, and coordination of family office services at Northern Trust in Boston. He serves as the primary contact for client families with complex trust, partnership and charitable accounts, helping families with tax and financial planning opportunities while overseeing the administration of their accounts.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Chris served as an attorney in the Trusts and Estates Department of Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, where he assisted individuals, families, trustees and private foundations with family wealth preservation, estate planning and tax planning.

Chris received his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1998, and earned his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University in 1990. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and the U.S. Tax Court. A long-time member of the American and Boston Bar Associations, Chris is the in-coming Chair of the Trusts & Estates Section of the Boston Bar Association. He has made numerous presentations to audiences at the Boston Bar Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. on various estate planning topics, including estate planning in a low-interest rate environment, charitable planning, leveraged gifting strategies, tax law updates, the generation-skipping transfer tax, marital deduction planning, the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code and the Massachusetts Principal and Income Act.

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