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Alison Hutchinson Managing Director, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking


Ali Hutchinson joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 2012 and is the Senior Wealth Planner in the New York office. Ms. Hutchinson has over 15 years of experience in the private banking industry and focuses on estate planning. As a leader of the BBH Next Generation Program and Center for Women & Wealth, she works to create a dynamic and inclusive environment where families can engage in conversations about wealth, family and values. She provides clients with the investment, planning and philanthropic resources they need to navigate transitions, including retirement and the succession of a privately held business, and help the next generation thrive.

Prior to joining BBH, Ms. Hutchinson was in private legal practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City, specializing in estate planning – developing and implementing strategies to achieve preservation and transmission of family wealth while minimizing transfer taxes. She graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with her B.A. and received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Dillard Fellow.

Market Commentary - 16 files

Silver Lining Playbook: Freeze a Failing GRAT April 2020

BBH Wealth Planners Alison Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz and Wealth Planning Associate Lindsay Hodgkins share why it may be beneficial to “freeze” a current GRAT in today’s market environment.

How to Talk to Your Children During Scary and Uncertain Times April 2020

As families continue to adjust to the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, BBH Senior Wealth Planner Alison Hutchinson and Relationship Manager Laura Salibello share how to effectively communicate with children during this uncertain time.

Silver Lining Playbook: Helping Family Members in Crisis April 2020

BBH Senior Wealth Planners Alison Hutchinson and Brett Sovine and Wealth Planning Associate Lindsay Hodgkins share how you can provide financial support for family members in this time of crisis without unnecessary tax and complexity.

Resilient Estate Planning in the Face of Unexpected Life Events October 2019

BBH Wealth Planners Ali Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz outline the importance of having a flexible estate plan. The future is unknowable, but centering your plan on your values and communicating regularly with your fiduciary and your family will ...

What We Believe: Principles of Successful Wealth Planning July 2018

In the feature article of this issue of InvestorView, Adrienne Penta, the executive director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth, and Alison Hutchinson, a senior wealth planner, focus on the topic of families, wealth and communication ...