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Find the right services to meet your family office's complex needs.

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We know that families and family offices come in different shapes and sizes, and have unique attributes that require a distinct service model. Their size, complexity, investment horizon and need for advanced technology architecture set them apart from the broader universe of wealth management. As a part of our distinct service model, we offer unique opportunities for family offices and advisors to hear from leading experts, share best practices and network with peers. Topics range from technology innovations and cybersecurity to investment opportunities, family governance, succession planning and communicating with the next generation.


  • Global Wealth Alliance for principals and chief executive officers.
  • Financial Executives Group for chief financial officers and chief operating officers.
  • Wharton Global Family Alliance, a research collaboration with the Wharton School. In partnership with the Wharton Global Family Alliance (GFA), Northern Trust Global Family Office (GFO) launched the 2018 Benchmark Report to better understand the financial performance and operational strategy at family offices. We invite you to download the report and contact us or Wharton GFA with any questions.
  • Private Trust Companies: a community intended to support our more than 50 private trust and family trust company clients.
  • Founder's Circle: GFO’s focused advisory board comprised of current and former family office CEOs.
  • Women's Investment Exchange: Women-owned and led network of senior family office investment professionals.
  • Rising Gen: A quarterly small group gathering of next generation family members ages 22-40.
  • (Virtual) Investment Exchange: Regional investment networks of family office investment professionals with open discussion facilitated by GFO specialists.


Specialized Content


Annual benchmarking survey exclusively for GFO clients.

GFO Pulse

Frequent and digestible postings and podcasts on topics relevant to Global Family Office clients.

Investment Insights

Periodic content curated by the GFO Investment Practice featuring unique ideas, strategies, or opportunities for family office clients.


David C. Albright

David C. Albright

Head of Client Development
David W. Fox, Jr.

David W. Fox, Jr.


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