As a recognized leader and pioneer in family governance, Thomas Rogerson introduces clients throughout the U.S. to his “5 Steps to Healthy Family Governance,” which assists families with communication, philanthropic vision, legacy planning, succession, and education.
Rogerson incorporates these critical issues into a client’s comprehensive wealth management plan, not only helping to prepare the money for the family, but to also prepare the family for the money.
Rogerson joined Wilmington Trust in 2011 with more than three decades of experience in the wealth management industry. For over a decade, he has provided guidance and education to help prepare families as wealth is transitioned from generation to generation. Rogerson most recently served as managing director of family wealth services for BNY Mellon wealth management.
Previously, he was national director of estate tax planning with State Street Global Advisors in Boston, assisting clients with estate planning and family governance. Earlier in his career, Rogerson served as director of financial and estate tax planning with Coopers and Lybrand and was national director of estate tax planning for Kidder, Peabody & Co.
He holds a bachelor’s in Economics from Ithaca College.
Rogerson is an international speaker on the topic of family governance and speaks to wealthy individuals and entrepreneurs around the world. Engagements include: Dallas Theological Seminary, Tiger 21, Lincoln Center, Yale University, Vistage, Museum of Modern Art, Commonwealth Club, The Nature Conservancy, New York Botanical Garden, The Young Presidents Organization, The World Presidents Organization, Harvard University Business School, National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Family Office Symposiums, The Dallas Foundation, The New York Community Trust, The Boston Foundation, Brigham Young University, The Woodland Park Zoo, as well as many other organizations and conferences.
- Strategies for managing family wealth
- Legacy planning
- Family governance
- Family education and communication
- Philanthropic planning