Citi Private Bank announced today that Hoyt Gier, currently Regional Market Manager of the Pacific Northwest market, Citi Private Bank, North America, will expand his management responsibilities to oversee both the Northern California and Pacific Northwest markets. Mr. Gier will continue to report to Halé Behzadi, Global Market Manager, Western Region, Citi Private Bank, North America, and will relocate to the firm's San Francisco office, while continuing to spend time in the Pacific Northwest.
"I am thrilled to announce the bringing together of our Western Region under Hoyt’s leadership, as we continually seek ways to maximize our impact and to better serve our UNHW clients,” said Ms. Behzadi. “During his six years in our Seattle office, Hoyt has grown strategically important client relationships, built strong connections between the Private Bank and Citi's Institutional Clients Group and generated strong financial results for the Pacific Northwest region. A testament to our continued investment in our top talent, we congratulate him on this move and wish him the best in his new role,” she continued.
Mr. Gier joined Citi in 2010 from Goldman Sachs where he helped open the Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management office in Seattle. At Goldman he co-headed a team advising wealthy families, foundations and endowments.
"Both Northern California and the Pacific Northwest are key areas of growth for Citi Private Bank and I look forward to ensuring that our teams are optimally aligned to deliver successful client strategies and solutions as well as deliver optimal results for our private banking business more broadly in North America,” said Mr. Gier.
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