James Parker Joins Essex Trust
March 13, 2019 – Essex, Connecticut. Essex Savings Bank is pleased to announce the addition of James “Jim” Parker as a Vice President and Trust Officer.
“We are delighted that Mr. Parker has joined our expanding Trust Department as a Vice President & Trust Officer and will be working under the leadership of Ms. Moira Bessette Martin, Senior Vice President, Senior Trust Officer. With more than 20 years of experience in financial services primarily in personal trust administration, his depth of experience will be an asset for our Trust Department,” stated Gregory R. Shook, President & CEO of Essex Savings Bank.
Prior to joining Essex Trust, Mr. Parker was a Senior Fiduciary Advisory Specialist with a large national bank. In that role he was responsible for managing complex trust relationships including the management of several large private foundations. Additionally, he has assisted individuals and families with reviewing estate planning documents and working with attorneys to draft and execute their plan.
Mr. Parker received his B.A. from Southern Connecticut State University and a J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law.
Essex Trust offers a full complement of trust services including trust and wealth management, estate administration and settlement, charitable trusts and private foundations, and custodian and escrow services. Trust officers are available to meet for a no-obligation consultation with clients at Bank branches, by appointment and at Trust offices in Essex, Farmington or Southport.
Essex Trust is a marketing name for the Trust division of Essex Savings Bank. Investments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds and annuities in fiduciary accounts are not a deposit or other obligation of Essex Savings Bank; are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) or any other federal government agency; and may involve investment risks, including, but not limited to possible loss of value of principal.
Essex Savings Bank is a FDIC insured, state chartered, mutual savings bank established in 1851. The Bank serves the Connecticut River Valley and shoreline with six offices in Essex (2), Chester, Madison, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook providing a full complement of personal and business banking. Financial, estate, insurance and retirement planning are offered throughout the state by the Bank’s Trust Department and wholly-owned subsidiary, Essex Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC.