Our Team

Christopher Zander

  • Partner, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Wealth Management
  • New York

Chris Zander is the President and CEO of Evercore Wealth Management and Evercore Trust Co., responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the firm in serving families, foundations and endowments across the United States.

Mr. Zander joined Evercore in 2008 as a founding partner at Evercore Wealth Management and the chief wealth and fiduciary advisor. He was named president of Evercore Trust in 2017, president of Evercore Wealth Management in 2019, and CEO of both Evercore Wealth Management and Evercore Trust in 2020.

Previously, he headed U.S. Trust’s multifamily office, leading teams across the country in providing ultra-high-net-worth clients and their families with investments, wealth planning and fiduciary services.

As CEO of Evercore Wealth Management and Evercore Trust, Mr. Zander continues to advise clients across the U.S.

He is an advisory board member of The UHNW Institute and the Northwell Health estate planning committee, and the former chairman of the executive committee of the Trust Management Association.

Mr. Zander earned a B.A. in political science from Columbia University and an MBA in finance from Fordham University.