Ben Pringle
Ben Pringle

Ben Pringle Senior Trust Advisor Team Lead

Joined Northern Trust



  • Master of Arts in Musicology from the University of California
  • Bachelor of Music in Music History and Literature from the Florida State University


  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA)


Ben excels at analyzing complex situations and communicating the synthesis of that analysis in relatable terms to help clients clarify their financial goals and execute plans that align with their most cherished priorities. With a background in trust administration and advice, Ben focuses on understanding and following through on the technical side of the trustor’s intent found in a trust document, while concurrently seeking to understand the desires and needs of current clients, beneficiaries and their families. He is a subject matter expert in Northern Trust’s Goals Driven Wealth Management proprietary technology and methodology which empowers clients to make informed financial decisions and to understand the context around their choice of investment asset mix.


Ben Pringle’s nearly 20 years of experience in the financial industry spans both trust administration duties and managing complex financial client relationships. Most recently he led and effectively championed the use of Northern Trust’s Goals Driven Wealth Management platform across the Northern Trust California offices. Through this well-rounded & broad experience, Ben has found meaningful purpose in focusing his attention on a holistic view of a client’s needs and priorities, and endeavors to strike the right balance between the technical and the personal side of wealth management.