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Leighton K. Waters, Jr. Principal, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking


Leighton Waters joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 1984 and has been engaged in BBH’s investment advisory business for his entire career. Based in the New York office, he currently manages many of the firm’s largest institutional and private client relationships. Prior to this role, Mr. Waters led the development of BBH’s multi-manager, open-architecture service offering, BBH Strategic Advisors. He also served as the Head of Institutional Equity Relationship Management and the Discretionary Investment Management Group. In these roles, Mr. Waters specialized in the firm’s investment service offering to endowments, foundations, pensions and other institutional relationships. Mr. Waters is a former member of the BBH Pension Investment Committee and former co-chairman of the Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company Investment Committee. He received a B.S.B.A. in finance from Georgetown University.