Northern Trust Adds to Foundation & Institutional Advisors Practice in Northeast

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Trust Wealth Management announced today the expansion of its staff with the hiring of a new team member to the Foundation & Institutional Advisors (FIA) practice in the Northeast Region. Michael Collins joins Northern Trust as a Regional Director and Senior Vice President covering the New York, Connecticut and New England markets. Collins will be based in Boston.

“I am excited to join the dedicated team of foundation and institutional advisors at Northern Trust and I look forward to partnering with nonprofit institutional clients across the region to ensure they receive the best-in-class service and deep expertise that Northern Trust offers,” said Michael Collins, Regional Director of Northern Trust’s Foundation & Institutional Advisors.

“Michael Collins is a great addition to our Foundation & Institutional Advisors team, and this reflects Northern Trust’s continued commitment to nonprofit and institutional clients,” said Darius A. Gill, National Practice Executive, Northern Trust Foundation & Institutional Advisors group. “Mike’s extensive nonprofit experience, in addition to his impressive investment management designations, positions him well to advise our clients and help us build our growing practice in the Northeast markets.”

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Collins served as a Senior Director at TIAA Endowment and Philanthropic Services. He also served as Regional Director in the Northeast markets for Russell Investments. Collins is a 26-year financial services veteran with a Finance degree from Georgetown University, a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) certification from Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, and a Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA) certification from University of Chicago Booth.

Northern Trust’s Foundation & Institutional Advisors (FIA) group serves nonprofit organizations through sophisticated investment management solutions, strategic insights and world-class resources. Northern Trust provides investment advice, asset servicing and related services to help nonprofit organizations achieve financial and philanthropic goals cost-effectively, collaborating with board and investment committee members to assist with investment oversight. More information about Northern Trust Foundation and Institutional Advisors can be found at

Northern Trust Wealth Management offers holistic wealth management services for affluent individuals and families, family offices, foundations and endowments, and privately held businesses. It is recognized for its innovative technology, service excellence and depth of expertise and ranks among the top 10 U.S. wealth managers, with $276.7 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2020. The Northern Trust Company is an Equal Housing Lender. Member FDIC.

About Northern Trust

Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in 22 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 22 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2020, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US $10.9 trillion, and assets under management of US $1.1 trillion. For more than 130 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.

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