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Fiduciary Trust Company International

August 09, 2016 10:12 ET

Jody Jenkins Joins Fiduciary Trust as Managing Director, Trust Counsel and Regional Office Leader

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 9, 2016) -  Fiduciary Trust Company International, a leading wealth management firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc., today announced that Jody Jenkins has joined the firm as a managing director, trust counsel and regional office leader for Fiduciary Trust International of Delaware.

"As we continue to build on our strong Delaware trust capabilities, we are excited to have someone of Jody's caliber join Fiduciary Trust," said Larry Sternkopf, president and chief operating officer at Fiduciary Trust. "She brings a wealth of knowledge about Delaware trust administration, as well as deep experience addressing the complex needs of our clients."

"Delaware is one of our fastest growing offices. As we position ourselves for further growth, we are thrilled that Jody has joined our team," added Gail Cohen, chair and general trust counsel at Fiduciary Trust.

Ms. Jenkins joins Fiduciary Trust with over 16 years of experience managing and administering several large and complex trust accounts, as well as partnering with wealth advisors and bankers. Most recently, she served as vice president and senior trust officer at J.P. Morgan Trust Company of Delaware. Prior to that, role she was a vice president at Neuberger Berman Trust Company and practiced law at Beatty Lincke, a law firm based in Pennsylvania. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the Widener University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pennsylvania State University.

About Fiduciary Trust

Fiduciary Trust Company International, a global investment management firm, has served individuals, families, endowments and foundations since 1931. With over $75 billion in assets under administration and management as of June 30, 2016, the firm specializes in strategic wealth planning, investment management and trust and estate services, as well as tax and custody services. The firm and its subsidiaries maintain offices in New York City, Coral Gables, FL, Boca Raton, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Los Angeles, San Mateo, CA, Washington, D.C., Wilmington, DE, and London. For more information please visit fiduciarytrust.com.

About Franklin Resources

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 180 countries. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes--including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The company's more than 600 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in 35 countries, the California-based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $739 billion in assets under management as of July 31, 2016. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com.

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