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Northern Trust Strengthens Florida Wealth Advisory Team

Hunter Payne Appointed as Regional Wealth Advisor

NAPLES, March 06, 2018 —

Northern Trust has appointed Hunter Payne as Regional Wealth Advisor in the Naples office. Payne, in collaboration with regional client service teams, will provide holistic wealth planning solutions for ultra-high net worth clients in the Southwest Florida region.

“Hunter brings comprehensive tax, trust, estate, philanthropic, and financial advisory experience and is a welcome addition to our impressive group of advisors throughout the company, particularly here in Florida,” said Charlie Mueller, Northern Trust President of the West Florida Region. 

Payne has over 20 years of tax and wealth planning experience. Most recently he served as a Managing Member, General Counsel, and Head of Wealth Planning Services for Harbour Capital Advisors, LLC, a multi-family office and investment advisory firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Naples, Fla.  Prior to Harbour Capital, Payne’s experience includes tenure at U.S. Trust as a Wealth Strategist in the Wealth Planning Solutions Group, Fidelity Investments as Associate General Counsel, and Ernst & Young as Tax Manager in the National Tax Office.

Payne earned his bachelor's and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he is a member of the Massachusetts and North Carolina State Bars.

While Payne’s coverage area will extend to seven offices throughout the Southwest Florida region (from Tampa to Naples), he will be based primarily in Northern Trust’s Naples location, at 4001 Tamiami Trail, Fla.

Northern Trust Wealth Management specializes in Goals Driven Wealth Management backed by innovative technology and a strong fiduciary heritage. Northern Trust Wealth Management is ranked among the top 10 U.S. wealth managers, with $290 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017, and a wide network of wealth management offices across the United States.

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Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 23 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of December 31, 2017, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$10.7 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.2 trillion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

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