James GriffithNorthern California Market Leader Senior Wealth Advisor Wealth Management & Trust Northern California
James M. Griffith is Northern California Wealth Market Leader for Boston Private. Based in San Francisco, he works with high-net-worth clients and family offices to deliver comprehensive strategies and solutions. In addition to managing client relationships, Mr. Griffith oversees wealth management strategy and operations in the Northern California market, and leads business development in the region. He also plays a key role in recruiting talent to the firm.
Mr. Griffith has more than 30 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining Boston Private, he served as Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager at The Northern Trust Company, where he delivered wealth management and private banking solutions to high-net-worth individuals and family offices. Previously, he spent 10 years at Bank of the West, where he led the Professional Banking group to serve private practice professionals. Earlier, he held relationship management and retail product management roles at Bank of America.
Mr. Griffith is an active member of the community, having served as treasurer or board member for The Olympic Club, The Guardsmen, and The Columbia Park Boys and Girls Clubs, among other organizations.
Mr. Griffith holds a Master in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California.