Patricia Farrell Joins Wilmington Trust as Market Leader of Wealth Advisory in Buffalo, N.Y.

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December 09, 2014
Farrell will help drive the expansion of firm’s Wealth Advisory services in Western New York
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Patricia Farrell

Managing Director of Wealth Advisory services in the Buffalo and Rochester markets.
Wilmington Trust hired Patricia Farrell as managing director for the firm’s Wealth Advisory office in Buffalo. In this role, she leads a team of professionals who provide wealth and investment management, trust, estate planning, family office, and philanthropy services for clients throughout Western New York.
Farrell joins Wilmington Trust, part of M&T Bank Corp., with more than 20 years’ experience in financial services. Most recently, she was a senior vice president and private client advisor at U.S. Trust in Manhattan, where she was Private Banking team leader. Previously, she was senior vice president and private client advisor at Bank of America, where she led a Private Banking team that served the Buffalo and Rochester regions. Before that, Farrell was senior vice president and private banker at Key Private Bank in Buffalo.
“Patricia’s extensive experience providing guidance to senior executives, business owners, families, and endowments and foundations is a great fit for our wealth team in Western New York,” said Rich Marsh, Wilmington Trust’s regional president for New York state. “Patricia’s leadership will help drive our efforts to expand market presence in this important region.”
“The combination of Wilmington Trust’s wealth and investment capabilities and M&T’s commercial banking services is winning combination for our customers,” said Jeff Wellington, M&T Bank’s regional president for the Buffalo region. “Patty and her team are invaluable assets for our wealth management and commercial banking teams, as well as our clients.”
A Buffalo native, Farrell earned her MBA in Finance from Canisius College, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She currently serves on the board of the BISON Scholarship Fund. Farrell graduated in Leadership Buffalo’s 2006 class, and was named as a “40 under 40” honoree by Buffalo Business First in 1998. She is also an avid marathon runner.
She is based in the Wilmington Trust Wealth Advisory office in M&T Bank’s headquarters located at One Fountain Plaza in Buffalo. She can be reached at (716)848-7331.

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