BOSTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Investment Counsel (EVIC), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp., today announced that Stephen B. Kistner has joined the firm as vice president, investment counselor, reporting to G. West "Westy" Saltonstall, president of Eaton Vance Investment Counsel. EVIC offers investment management and counseling services to high-net-worth individuals, families, trusts and foundations.
"Eaton Vance Investment Counsel is delighted to welcome a professional of Steve's background and capabilities," said Mr. Saltonstall. "He is well known and highly regarded in the Boston investment community, with nearly 30 years of demonstrated success working with clients to achieve their financial goals. We look forward to having him on our team."
Mr. Kistner joins Eaton Vance from Bessemer Trust, where he served as managing director and senior resident officer in the Boston market, working with families, individuals and foundations to develop long-term wealth plans. Prior to that, he was managing director and investment manager at U.S. Trust Co. and State Street Bank and Trust Company for 24 years, responsible for asset allocation, equity selection, diversification, financial planning and gifting strategies. At State Street, he served as chairman of the Investment Strategy Committee of the Trust and Investment Group.
Mr. Kistner received his A.B. from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Boston University. He is a CFA charterholder.
Eaton Vance is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $191.7 billion in assets as of January 31, 2011, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing exemplary service and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance, visit www.eatonvance.com.
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