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Erik Ralston

Portfolio Manager, First Republic Investment Management

Northern California

Erik Ralston is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager on the Maidman/Chase/Ralston team at First Republic Investment Management. The team joined First Republic Investment Management in 2015 from Credit Suisse Private Banking.

Mr. Ralston has more than 13 years of investment management experience. He focuses on corporate executive services for company founders and executives and also specializes in investment research, asset allocation and client communication.

Prior to advising individuals and families at Credit Suisse and before that Deutsche Bank, Mr. Ralston advised institutional clients on global risk and asset allocation while at the New York office of the Washington based G7 Group. Mr. Ralston started his career at Toyo Tanso, a semiconductor materials company in Osaka, Japan. After five years in Japan and becoming fluent in Japanese, he was transferred to Milan, Italy to develop the firm’s European market.

Erik received his M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from New York University and Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCSB.

Wealth Management Experience: 13 years

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