Fernando Soto is a Managing Director in the Private Banking division in the New York office. In his role, he manages a $2 billion book of business and advises entrepreneurs, private business owners, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, family offices and endowments and foundations on complex matters related to investing, wealth planning, philanthropy, family business governance and corporate advisory. Fernando currently oversees some of Private Banking’s largest global relationships, helping clients achieve their definition of success for their family, wealth and business over generations. He sits on the Private Banking Sustainability Committee as well as the Diversity & Inclusion Council.
Outside of the firm, Fernando serves as a board member of Help Peru, a New York-based charity that supports charitable organizations that help underprivileged Peruvians, and American Friends of Waterford, a foundation that supports educational initiatives in Southern Africa. In 2021, he was named to the American Bankers Association (ABA) 40 Under 40 list at age 31. Fernando received a B.A. from Syracuse University and an MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.