Jeffrey S. Maurer, Esq., joined the board of the Children’s Health Fund and became its Treasurer in 1988.
Mr. Maurer founded Evercore Wealth Management in 2008 with over 38 years of experience in developing and managing financial strategies for high-net-worth individuals, families and institutions. Prior to founding Evercore Wealth Management, Jeff was the Chairman and CEO of the U.S. Trust Corporation and helped shape the firm into one of the top wealth management firms in the U.S. Throughout his career, Jeff has worked closely with U.S. Trust clients and he was the relationship manager for several of the firm's key accounts.
After joining U.S. Trust in 1970, he was named President in 1990 and Chief Operating Officer in 1994. Jeff became Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Trust in 2001 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in March 2002. In 2003, he joined Lehman Brothers as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers Trust Company and remained with the firm through 2007.
Mr. Maurer authored the book Rich in America – Secrets to Creating and Preserving Wealth. Prominent in industry activities, he is a past Chairman of the American Bankers Association’s Trust and Investment Management Division. Mr. Maurer has been a frequent commentator in the media on issues concerning wealth management.
In addition to his service to the Children’s Health Fund, Mr. Maurer is actively involved in a number of charitable organizations. Mr. Maurer has been on the board of Alfred University since 1984 and is on the boards of the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Education for Employment Foundation. Mr. Maurer is Chairman of the Board of The Hebrew Home at Riverdale.
Mr. Maurer holds a B.A. from Alfred University, an M.B.A. from New York University and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.