About Us



We provide sophisticated and personalized wealth management solutions to a wide variety of clientele:


  • Individuals and families
  • Business owners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Professional practitioners
  • Senior executives


  • Endowments and foundations
  • Corporations and partnerships
  • Government entities
  • Pension and profit-sharing plans
  • Taft-Hartley plans
  • 401(k) plans

We are a comprehensive wealth management firm serving the needs of high-net-worth individuals, business owners, and institutions. Since our founding in 1931 as Wayne Hummer & Co., we have been helping clients meet their increasingly complex financial goals with the highest standards of service and integrity.

Headquartered in Chicago, we provide service in our Appleton, Wisconsin office, and in over 150 Wintrust bank offices in the greater Chicago and southeast Wisconsin areas.

Our over 300 financial professionals manage or administer nearly $25 billion of assets for nearly 26,000 clients. Through our three divisions, we seamlessly offer our clients comprehensive wealth management solutions:

Investments - Wintrust Investments, LLC

Trust - The Chicago Trust Company, N.A.

Asset Management - Great Lakes Advisors, LLC

In addition, we offer banking and mortgage services through our parent company, Wintrust Financial Corporation, allowing us to be a complete financial services provider to all of our clients.

Collectively, we provide the expertise, products, and technology of a national wealth manager with the highly personal service and attention of a boutique firm that always puts its clients’ best interests first.

If you have questions or concerns about your financial future, we invite you to work with our seasoned and trusted financial professionals. Come see what generations of clients have come to know as financial peace of mind…

…come see what sets us apart.


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