David Key
David Key

David Key Dallas Region President

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in Finance and Accounting, Stephen F. Austin State University


As Region President for Northern Trust in Dallas, David proactively coordinates the expertise of a team of seasoned professionals to meet the financial needs of high-net-worth clientele. This specialized team focuses on providing 'high touch' investment management, fiduciary, private banking and wealth advisory solutions to successful individuals and families.


Over the last 30 years of his career, David has advised high net worth families and privately held business owners in developing comprehensive wealth plans including financial planning, investment strategies, estate planning, retirement and business succession planning.
He joined Northern Trust as a Managing Director in 2015 in Houston and relocated to Dallas in 2019 to serve as Dallas Region President. Prior to Northern Trust, David Managed the Wealth Strategies Group for Amegy Bank and served on the Boards of Amegy Investments, Inc. and Amegy Insurance Agency. David advised clients as both a Trust Advisor and as a Portfolio Manager during his tenure with Texas Commerce Bank/JPMorgan Chase.

Community Involvement

David has been an advocate for education in the community through support and involvement with various non-profit organizations. David serves on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Dallas Regional Advisory Board. He is an active member of Business Executives for National Security in Dallas, as well as a member of Dallas CEO peer group, Vistage. In addition, David serves on the Ranching & Wildlife Committee with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.