Michael Griffin

Michael Griffin

Senior Trust Officer, First Republic Trust Company
Northern California
Michael Griffin is a Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with First Republic Trust Company.

In his role as a Senior Trust Officer, Mr. Griffin administers a wide variety of revocable and irrevocable trusts and works with clients of all ages and backgrounds in order to ensure that trust objectives are met. Mr. Griffin also collaborates with financial, tax, and legal advisers to define beneficiary’s goals and objectives in connection with their trusts, including therein personal and intergenerational wealth planning. Prior to joining First Republic in 2018, Mr. Griffin served as a Senior Trust Officer for Fiduciary Trust Company International and also was a practicing attorney specializing in estate planning, trusts, and probate law for approximately eight years.  

Mr. Griffin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, summa cum laude, from San Diego State University, a law degree from Golden Gate University where he was a member of the Honors Lawyering Program, and an LL.M. in Taxation, with honors, from Golden Gate University. Mr. Griffin is certified by the State Bar of California as a legal specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate law and is designated as a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor by the American Bankers Association. He was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2008.

Wealth Management Experience: Since 2008

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