Michael Maghakian
Michael Maghakian

Michael Maghakian Senior Banking Advisor

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, California State University, Northridge


Michael serves as Senior Vice President for Northern Trust's LA Region Wealth Management Group, based in Century City. In his Relationship Management role, Michael advises individuals, families, trusts, private equity firms, foundations, and non-profit organizations, with a special emphasis on the unique credit and capital needs of high-net-worth individuals throughout the Greater Los Angeles Region. Michael's typical transactions include commercial real estate financing, aircraft loans, yacht lending, subscription lines of credit, investment secured lines of credit, and residential mortgages.


Michael has over 19 years expertise in providing tailored banking solutions for his clients. Prior to Northern Trust, he spent 8 years with US Bancorp.'s Commercial Banking group in Downtown Los Angeles. In that role, Michael was responsible for cultivating relationships with executives of both publicly held and privately owned middle market companies throughout the Los Angeles area. Michael also served as a Senior Loan Officer & Manager for a boutique brokerage lending firm serving residential and commercial clients throughout Southern California.

Community Involvement

Michael spends his time volunteering for his local chapter AYSO, in addition to his involvement with the United Way and Junior Achievement. He more recently took on a head coach role for his younger son's local-league recreational basketball team.