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Truist Wealth has opened a Chicago office at 227 W. Monroe

Truist Wealth Establishes Chicago Presence 

Truist Wealth has entered the Chicago market with a 10-person team of wealth management professionals, based at 227 W. Monroe downtown. The third-largest U.S. market, Chicago presents a significant opportunity for Truist Wealth as it continues its expansion into major metropolitan markets across the U.S.   

The wealth management division of Truist Financial Corporation, Truist Wealth delivers financial planning, investment management, banking, risk management and other solutions to affluent, high and ultra-high net worth individuals, families and business owners. By entering Chicago, Truist Wealth now serves nine of the 10 largest metropolitan markets in the U.S 

“Disciplined expansion will help us achieve our strategic goals, and our Chicago team brings a combination of private banking, brokerage and trust experience that will help Truist Wealth expand and win in this market,” said Joseph M. Thompson, chief wealth officer at Truist Financial Corporation.


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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