SOURCE: Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust

Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust

March 01, 2011 09:15 ET

Fieldpoint Private Taps Chief Investment Officer

New CIO Paul C. Guidone, CFA Joins Fieldpoint Private as of February 2011; Distinguished Guidone to Propel Firm's Growth and Asset Management

GREENWICH, CT--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust recently recruited Paul C. Guidone, CFA as its Chief Investment Officer. According to the firm, Mr. Guidone's global track record of success will prove an asset to Fieldpoint Private's investment platform and expanding business development. Mr. Guidone is a senior business executive with more than 30 years' experience in the investment management industry in the US and abroad. 

The announcement was made by President & Chief Executive Officer Robert S. Matthews. "Paul Guidone's commitment to excellence and pursuit of superior results makes him an ideal fit for Fieldpoint Private," said Matthews, noting that hiring a talent such as Mr. Guidone is further indication of Fieldpoint Private's commitment to superior Investment Strategy and Tactical Advice. 

"Fieldpoint Private is dedicated to providing deep and thoughtful counsel to its members," Matthews said. "We know that successful families need highly customized and unbiased advice from seasoned professionals who understand the needs of wealthy families and sophisticated institutions. The quality of that advice is most dependent on intellectual capital and we are convinced that Paul is the perfect choice for that role. His experience represents both breadth and depth."

Guidone is currently an Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, where he teaches Investment Analysis. He is also the Chief Investment Officer of Linden Point Capital Management, LLC, a boutique hedge fund in New Jersey.

Prior to his current engagements, Mr. Guidone was the Chief Investment Officer of Citigroup Global Wealth Management where he was responsible for the investment activities for all of Citigroup Private Bank and Smith Barney Private Client totaling $1.3 trillion in assets under management. Additionally, he was a member of the Management Committee of Citigroup, Inc. and was a senior member of Citigroup's Pension Investment Committee.

Prior to Citigroup, Mr. Guidone was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of J&W Seligman, a privately owned investment advisory firm offering mutual funds and investment advisory services. Prior to Seligman, he was Deputy Chairman and Group CEO, HSBC Asset Management, Ltd, London, England responsible for $200 billion AUM. Prior to this, he was Group Chief Investment Officer at HSBC, where he also served as an Executive Director, HSBC Investment Bank's Main Board.

Mr. Guidone received his BS in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University in 1979, his CFA from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, Charlottesville, Virginia in 1984 and is a member of the Association for Investment Management & Research, the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of the UK, and the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and holds several securities industry licenses.

About Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust
Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust (, located in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a boutique financial firm providing the highest degree of personalized, confidential wealth planning and private banking services. Catering to highly successful individuals, families and businesses, Fieldpoint Private offers a powerful combination of Wealth Management, Family Office, Private Banking and Business Banking services addressing every financial need for each of our Members including: Wealth Transfer Advice, Tax Planning, Aggregation and Performance Reporting, Risk Management, Goals-Based Investing Strategies, Sophisticated Investment Selection, Discreet and Personalized Banking, Highly Customized Credit Solutions, Custom Custody And Trust Solutions, Highly Attentive/Responsive Service and Concierge Services.

Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust was established in 2008 by 31 Founders with a specific vision and purpose. These extraordinary leaders of industry and community recognized the opportunity to create a financial firm totally attuned to people's individual circumstances. Our firm is built on a philosophy of exclusive Membership and client-centricity. Working with a limited number of relationships gives every person the experience of belonging to an extremely selective group. The result is a new breed of institution established on the basis of personalization, responsiveness, and exclusivity, and an ensured commitment to impeccable service and consistently flawless execution. Our Member-oriented service approach offers a unique client experience custom crafted to each Member's financial needs.

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