Kelly  Johnston

Kelly Johnston is President of First Republic Trust Company and Executive Vice President, Private Wealth Management.

Ms. Johnston brings more than 28 years of experience in managing multigenerational family wealth, overseeing the administration of complex trusts and estates, and leading several Family Wealth service initiatives. She develops and implements innovative strategies for serving families using a truly holistic approach, with a focus on providing an exceptional client experience and meeting all the needs of First Republic’s highest net worth clients. 

Ms. Johnston is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) from the Institute of Certified Bankers and a Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS) from Cannon Financial Institute. She earned her bachelor of arts in business administration from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California, and an MBA from Texas A&M University.

Ms. Johnston is a former board member of the San Francisco Estate Planning Council and is past president and board member of the East Bay Estate Planning Council. Ms. Johnston is on the Planned Giving Advisory Committee for the Buck Institute, a biomedical research institution devoted solely to research on aging with a mission to end the threat of age-related disease for this and future generations.

Wealth Management Experience: Since 1994