Gene Todd, Fiduciary Trust International Executive VP, Expands Leadership Responsibilities as Head of Regional Markets


NEW YORK, NY—November 10, 2021—Fiduciary Trust International, a global wealth manager and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Templeton, announces that executive vice president Gene Todd has been elevated to head of regional markets. In his new role, Mr. Todd will lead teams across the firm’s global footprint which provide wealth management advice, solutions, and services to individuals, family offices, foundations, and endowments. He will also assume oversight of Fiduciary Trust’s teams that focus on marketing and the client experience.

Mr. Todd is a member of Fiduciary Trust International’s executive, management, and operating committees. He first joined the firm as executive vice president and head of business development in January 2020. Mr. Todd will continue to lead business development and work out of Fiduciary Trust International’s office in San Mateo, CA.

“The needs, and challenges, of our clients are evolving and becoming more complex,” said John M. Dowd, chief executive officer of Fiduciary Trust International. “Gene’s expertise and leadership will help us stay well-positioned across our organization to give clients and their families long-term financial peace of mind.”

 “Fiduciary Trust International has a 90-year track record of helping clients and their families grow and protect their wealth, and I am proud to be able to work with the organization’s various teams to continue this legacy,” said Mr. Todd. “We all remain dedicated to improving the client experience, and expanding the suite of holistic wealth and investment management and planning solutions we deliver to clients across the country.”

Mr. Todd came to Fiduciary Trust International from First Bank, Inc. in St. Louis, MO, one of the nation’s largest family owned banks, where he was executive vice president and head of the wealth management group. Prior to First Bank, Mr. Todd was director of sales at Key Private Bank in Cleveland, OH, where he oversaw sales and strategy. Earlier in his career, he was a senior managing director and head of the equity sponsor group at National City Corp., now PNC Bank. He was also an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, where he focused on M&A and capital market transactions for leveraged buyout firms.

Mr. Todd received his MBA in finance from the University of Michigan, and graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of science in finance.


About Fiduciary Trust International

Fiduciary Trust International, a global wealth management firm headquartered in New York, NY, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With over $98 billion in assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2021, the firm specializes in strategic wealth planning, investment management and trust and estate services, as well as tax and custody services. The New York-based firm and its subsidiaries maintain offices in Coral Gables, FL, Boca Raton, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Radnor, PA, Lincoln, MA, Los Angeles, CA, San Mateo, CA, San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC, Wilmington, DE, and Reston, VA. For more information, please visit, and for the latest updates, follow Fiduciary Trust International on LinkedIn and Twitter: @FiduciaryTrust.

About Franklin Templeton

Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE: BEN], is a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 165 countries. Franklin Templeton’s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives. With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has over 70 years of investment experience and over $1.5 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2021. For more information, please visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


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