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Michael A. Cogan

President, Ohio

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Before joining Northern Trust in 2007, he was Senior Vice President and Manager of the Investment Advisors Division of a large regional bank in NE Ohio. He had responsibility for Personal and Institutional Trust, Brokerage Services, and Private Banking. He began his career with National City Bank in Cleveland where upon  the completion of the Management Training Program he assumed many roles before becoming a District Commercial Loan Officer.


He graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.A. in Economics.


He is the President of the Ohio Region. 


He is married with three grown children and loves spending time with his wife Jennie and their family. He enjoys regular fitness training, golf, hiking and attending the theater. He is also an avid sports fan who attends many area  sporting events and Ohio State Football games.


With over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry he has extensive knowledge of multi disciplined solutions which are available to clients. As the managing director and lead relationship manager in Ohio, he specializes in the development and  implementation of wealth management and banking solutions for individuals, their families, their businesses and non-profit institutions.


He is an active member of the community in Northeastern Ohio. He is currently Chairman of Business Volunteers Unlimited, a board member of the Southwest General Health Center and College Now of Greater Cleveland.   He is an Advisory Board Member of the Department of Economics at The Ohio State University and is also Chairman Emeritus of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland. He is a past board member and capital campaign chair of the Cleveland Zoological Society.

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