John S. Hantak

John S. Hantak

President - Houston, Texas

1801 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77056

John proactively leads a team of seasoned professionals that meet the financial needs of an ultra-high-net-worth clientele. The Houston business focuses on providing investment management, fiduciary, private banking, and wealth consulting solutions to successful families.

The Houston market represents one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S. – and a region that has been identified as a primary growth market for The Northern Trust Company.


John S. Hantak is the president of Northern Trust's wealth management business in Houston, Texas. Prior to his current role, John was the managing director of Houston's ultra-high-net-worth business.

A graduate of Villanova University, John has over 25 years of investments, business development and leadership experience in the wealth management sector. John has led many strategic growth initiatives while earning consistently high satisfaction rankings with the firm's clientele.

Community Involvement
John serves on the board of directors for Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana as well as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. John has volunteered with the rodeo since 2008 and also serves on the Grand Entry, Feed Store, Mutton Bustin', and Parade Committees. In 2020, John was asked to serve on the investment committee. John formerly served on the board of directors for Junior Achievement and Friends for Life Animal Shelter. In addition, he is a member of the Children's Fund of Houston, Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, St. Cecilia Catholic Church, and the Tejas Vaqueros.
Joined Northern Trust
  • John graduated from Villanova University.