More News:

July 14, 2023

When to Consider Hiring a Private Banker?

Banking Wealth

Content sponsored by WSFS-Native-071423-WealthBanking

Purchased - Couple speaking with a banker about finances Rawpixel/

Working with a private banker can offer a wide range of benefits, particularly for individuals with significant financial assets or complex financial needs. Private banking provides personalized, comprehensive services that can help you effectively manage your wealth.

1. Personalized Financial Solutions 

Private bankers take the time to understand your financial situation, goals, and risk appetite. They provide customized solutions tailored to your unique circumstances. Whether you're looking for investment management, deposit or credit solutions, tax planning, estate planning, or other financial services, private bankers can develop strategies that align with your objectives.

2. Expert Guidance and Knowledge

Private bankers are experienced professionals with an in depth understanding of financial markets, investments, and various wealth management strategies. They stay up to date with market trends, regulatory changes, lending options, deposit solutions and investment opportunities. Their expertise allows them to offer valuable guidance and advice, helping you make informed decisions about your finances.

3. Holistic Approach 

Private bankers take a comprehensive approach to assisting you with the managing your wealth. They consider all aspects of your financial life, including investments, taxes, estate planning, risk management, and more. By taking a holistic view, private bankers ensure that all areas of your financial well-being are addressed, enabling you to achieve your long-term goals.

4. Networking and Connections 

Private bankers have extensive networks of professionals, including lawyers, accountants, and estate planners. They can leverage these connections to provide you with a broader range of services and resources that can help you manage your wealth more effectively. For example, if you require legal advice or need assistance with estate planning, your private banker can refer you to trusted professionals within their network.

5. Financial Education and Empowerment 

Private bankers can provide valuable financial education and empower you to make informed decisions about your money. They can help you understand complex financial concepts, investment options, and potential risks. Through this education, you can enhance your financial literacy and become a more active participant in managing your wealth.

It's important to note that private banking services are typically tailored for high-net-worth individuals, and the specific benefits and offerings may vary between institutions. When choosing a private banker or institution, it's advisable to research and select a private banker or institution that aligns with your financial goals and needs and the type of service you come to expect.

About the Author – John Ventura

John Ventura is a Senior Vice President and Senior Private Banking Relationship Manager. Ventura has more than 15 years of experience in private banking, including assisting clients with financial planning, portfolio management, asset allocation, trust administration and estate settlement, hedge funds, private equity and real estate, risk mitigation, and complex tax and legal issues. John can be reached at

Products and services are provided through WSFS Financial Corporation and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.

WSFS Bank and its affiliates, subsidiaries and vendors do not provide legal, tax or accounting advice. Please consult your legal, tax or accounting advisors to determine how this information may apply to your own situation. INVESTMENTS: NOT A DEPOSIT. NOT FDIC - INSURED. NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY.