Henry Johnson

Henry Johnson

East Region President

Northern Trust
Yes 40 West 57th Street
Ste 2100
New York, NY 10019


Call: (212) 339-7279


Henry joined Northern Trust in 2016, following a distinguished, 21-year career at Fiduciary Trust Company International, where he served as president since 2006 and as chief executive officer since 2009. He has worked extensively with high net worth families and their related charitable entities, has a strong business track record, and brings an uncompromising focus to clients. He has additional prior experience at The Blackstone Group, Sotheby's, Inc. and Sullivan & Cromwell. 


He holds a B.A. from Vassar College and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.


He is an Executive Vice President of The Northern Trust Company and serves on the firm’s Wealth Management Executive Leadership Team. Based in New York City, he serves as President of the firm’s Wealth Management business in the East Region, which includes direct oversight of the firm’s 27 wealth management offices from New England to Florida.


He is frequently sought out for perspective on family wealth, related investment solutions and his views on philanthropy, particularly educational and arts-related programs. He is also a frequent speaker on endowment management, art collecting and the art market more broadly.


He is a member of the board of trustees at Vassar College, where he oversees the college’s endowment and is the board’s liaison to the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar. Additionally, he serves on the boards of The New York Botanical Garden, American Ballet Theatre, The Josiah H. Macy, Jr. Foundation and Greenwood Gardens. He also is a member of the Business Committee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Public Library’s Business Leadership Council Advisory Committee. In 2014, he was honored by Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York for his leadership and contributions to the community. 

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