Executive Vice President and President, Private Wealth Management
Bob Thornton was named President of Private Wealth Management of First Republic Bank in 2014 and President of First Republic Investment Management in 2006 after serving for two years as President of First Republic Wealth Advisors. Before joining First Republic, he was a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. in San Francisco. Mr. Thornton also held management positions at Credit Suisse First Boston, Lehman Brothers and Goldman, Sachs and Co. He holds a law degree from Columbia Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University.