Steve Brandfield Joins Fiduciary Trust Company International as Managing Director and Business Development Officer


NEW YORK, NY (Marketwired - Mar 9, 2016). Fiduciary Trust Company International, a leading wealth management firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc., today announced that Steve Brandfield has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Business Development Officer. He is based in the firm's headquarters in New York City.

"Steve has extensive experience in investment management, which will be valuable to Fiduciary Trust and our clients," said Larry Sternkopf, CPA, President and Chief Operating Officer. "His addition reflects our long-term commitment to clients and their complex wealth management needs."

Mr. Brandfield joins Fiduciary Trust with over 20 years of experience assisting affluent individuals manage and preserve their wealth. Most recently, he served as Managing Director at Glenmede Trust Company and has also held senior positions at Bessemer Trust Company and the Private Bank at UBS. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University.

Mr. Brandfield's addition follows the recent appointment of Michael Cabanas as Head of Relationship Development for Fiduciary Trust International of the South. Mr. Cabanas worked at Fiduciary Trust from 2006 to 2013, rejoined the firm in 2016 and will focus on growing Fiduciary Trust's presence in South Florida.

"Over the past year we have been fortunate to experience record new business and a record level of wealth management assets. The addition of these talented professionals supports our expanding client base and will help us continue on our growth path," added Mr. Sternkopf.

About Fiduciary Trust International
Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With over $75 billion in assets under administration and management as of December 31, 2015, the firm specializes in strategic wealth planning, investment management and trust and estate services, as well as tax and custody services. The firm and its subsidiaries maintain offices in New York, Coral Gables, FL, Boca Raton, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Los Angeles, San Mateo, CA, Washington, D.C., Wilmington, DE, and London. For more information please visit

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 180 countries. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes-including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The company's more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in 35 countries, the California-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and approximately $714 billion in assets under management as of February 29, 2016. For more information, please visit


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