Glenn S. Degenaars

Glenn S. Degenaars

Wealth Manager, First Republic Investment Management
New York

Glenn Degenaars is a Wealth Manager at First Republic Investment Management and the Regional Managing Director of Private Wealth Management for the New York region.


Mr. Degenaars joined First Republic in August of 2010. In his role he specializes in the design and management of equity and balanced portfolios for ultra high net worth individuals, trusts, endowments and foundations. Mr. Degenaars also serves a member of First Republic’s alternative investments committee. His dedication has led him to be recognized on various industry rankings from 2016 - 2019. He was ranked by Barron’s1 as one of the Top 100 Independent Advisors in the country as well as being included in their Top State by State Advisors for the same years. In addition, Mr. Degenaars was ranked as one of the Top 200 Wealth Advisors in the country by Forbes magazine2  as well as being included in the Forbes Top Wealth Advisors State by State over the same period.


Prior to First Republic, Mr. Degenaars was a Managing Director and Senior Investment Advisor at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management where he was responsible for managing $1.3 billion of private client assets which included many of the largest and most complex family relationships. In addition to his investment management responsibilities, Mr. Degenaars was also a member of Deutsche Bank's Investment Advisory and Trust Investment Committees. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Degenaars was a financial analyst with a focus on pension plan management at Viacom and Merck and Company.


Mr. Degenaars earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from the University of Delaware. He is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. In 2016, Mr. Degenaars completed the executive educational program at University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School of Business.


Wealth Management Experience: Since 1997


1The Barron’s ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors' practices. This ranking does not predict or rate any client’s  investment outcomes, nor does it predict any potential investment outcomes.  Data used for the Barron’s rankings is provided by the surveyed Investment Advisors.  Advisors who did not participate in the survey are not ranked.


2Forbes ranking is based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC  Advisors are ranked on quality of practice including client retention, industry experience, assets under management, revenue generated for their firms, and other quantitative criteria. Investment performance is not a criteria. SHOOK Research, LLC does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking.

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