Maria R. Clarke
Advisory Board President
Maria Clarke is a senior vice president and private client adviser for U.S. Trust — a private bank providing comprehensive wealth management and investment management services to the greater Washington, D.C., region.
U.S. Trust uses its global perspective, breadth of capabilities, unique team approach, and fiduciary platform to differentiate from other private banks. This approach has enabled the institution to help manage and preserve wealth across generations.
Clarke works closely with individuals, families, business owners, nonprofits, and institutions, developing integrated wealth and investment management strategies to help advance her clients’ financial objectives.
By building a highly qualified and skilled team of U.S. Trust specialists around each client, she is able to spearhead an in-depth analysis of a client’s family, business, and philanthropic priorities, leveraging the intellectual capital of the bank.
Clarke has more than two decades of experience in private equity and commercial real estate working with institutional clients. Prior to joining U.S. Trust, she was the managing principal of ISG Advisers, a real estate investment advisory firm.
She received her bachelor’s degree in finance and business law from Florida State University, and her M.B.A. in finance from the University of Miami. Clarke is also a graduate of Georgetown University’s Executive Program in International Finance and Global Markets. She is very active in the community, serving on the boards of various organizations.