Brian Hetherington

Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Brian Hetherington

Brian Hetherington

Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Biography

Brian J. Hetherington `81
Xavier Alumnus

Brian J. Hetherington graduated from Xavier High School in 1981. Now Brian lives in New Canaan with his wife Jane and their children Isabel, John and Will.
Brian has been generous to Xavier with his time, talent and treasure. He has served on the Xavier Board of Directors since 2006 and is currently a member of the Advancement Committee, serving previously on the Finance and Strategic Planning Committees. He has also served on the Alumni Executive Board. He lends his financial expertise to all committees. He and Jane are responsible for the technological upgrade of one of our classrooms in 2008. They are the first Xavier High School sponsors in the Shepherds Program helping to pay the four-year tuition for a student at Xavier.

Brian has been employed by Merrill Lynch Private Banking & Investments Group since 1986. He currently works out of the New Canaan office as a Managing Director and has served on an Advisory Council to Management since 2009. He has been recognized by Barron’s magazine and Research magazine as one of America’s Top 100 Financial Advisors. Brian and his family are members of St. Mark’s parish in New Canaan where he has served on the Rector Search, Stewardship committee, and most recently on the Capital Campaign committee as its Major Gifts Chair.
His other civic commitments include participation on the New Canaan YMCA Board and coaching for New Canaan Youth Baseball, Football and Soccer teams. Brian also served on the Major Gifts Committee for Princeton University Class of 1985 25th Reunion Fund Drive.
In 2010 Brian was inducted into the Middletown Sports Hall of Fame as a football star at Xavier High School and Princeton University. He was co-captain at Xavier in his senior year and received several honors. At Princeton he received the Harland Baker Award for Leadership and also was named Scholar-Athlete in his senior year.

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Primary Location

New Canaan, CT

Number of Boards

2

Number of Awards

2

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Managing Director & Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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Managing Director-Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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Former Financial Adviser, Regional Managing Director & Division Executive at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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Managing Director-Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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President at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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Chief Operating Officer & President, Global Banking & Markets at Bank of America Corp.

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Managing Director-Investments & Wealth Management Advisor, Oberlander Group at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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Chicago Market President at Bank of America Corp.

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Market President, Houston at Bank of America Corp.

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Head, Southeast at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

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Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Education
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Class of 1981

Xavier High School Corporation of Middletown is an American private company located in Middletown, CT, involved in elementary and secondary schools.

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Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Memberships
Career History
Managing Director
1986 - Current

The Private Banking and Investment Group is a division of MLPF&S that offers a broad array of personalized wealth management products and services. Both brokerage and investment advisory services (including financial planning) are offered by the Group's Private Wealth Advisors through MLPF&S, a registered broker-dealer and registered investment adviser. The nature and degree of advice and assistance provided, the fees charged, and client rights and Merrill Lynch's obligations will differ among these services. Investments involve risk, including the possible loss of principal investment.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
2006 - Current

Xavier High School Corporation of Middletown is an American private company located in Middletown, CT, involved in elementary and secondary schools.

Board Member
Prior

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$2,500 - $4,999
2015

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$2,500 - $4,999
2014

Since 1954, we have been listening and responding to the needs of our community through education, training, motivation or support. Whether it’s building a healthier community at home, or reaching across borders through our World Service Initiative, we are there to help others become healthier, more confident, connected and secure.

$5,000 - $10K
2013

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Political Donations
$500
2013

Former Senator from the 21st District at Connecticut State Senate

$2,500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$200
2008

Senator from the 36th District at Connecticut State Senate

Awards & Honors
Rank #41
2010
Barron's Magazine - Top 100 Financial Advisors
Rank #62
2009
Barron's Magazine - Top 100 Financial Advisors
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