Lawrence R. Whitaker
Lawrence R. Whitaker

Lawrence R. Whitaker Senior Trust Advisor




  • Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University
  • Graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute Trust School
  • American Bankers Association National Trust School at Northwestern University


Lawrence R. Whitaker serves as a Senior Vice President and Trust Advisor at Northern Trust's Barrington Financial Center. He is responsible for the administration of large, complex trusts for individuals and families, including revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, family limited partnerships and limited liability companies, as well as IRAs and charitable trusts. His duties include working with clients and their other professional advisors on sophisticated estate plans, legal issues, sensitive family situations, and complex investment programs. He assumes responsibility for client satisfaction by coordinating the delivery of appropriate bank resources and communications for his clients.


Prior to joining Northern Trust in 1992, Larry spent 9 years with Harris Trust and Savings Bank in their Trust Department.

Community Involvement

Larry is a member of the Northwest Suburban Estate Planning Council and the Planned Giving Advisory Committee of the McHenry County Community Foundation.