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Req ID:  4768

Palos Heights, IL, US

Wealth Management Officer

FT/PT:  Full-Time

First Midwest, with assets over $20 billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of commercial, retail banking, and wealth management services through some 120+ offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana, Central and Western Illinois, Eastern Iowa, and Southeast Wisconsin. 


Responsible for portfolio of at least 150 accounts and asset size of area managed will be greater than $500 million.


Please note this position can be based in either Palos Heights, IL or Highland, IN.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or finance or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5+ years' prior Wealth Management Officer experience
  • Knowledge in the areas of trust administration, investment management and employee benefit accounts
  • Proven sales and networking skills
  • CFP strongly preferred
  • Effective public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PC literate and good knowledge of FIS wealth management system
  • Position may require the need to travel to other branch or meeting locations. 


  • Assume administrative responsibility for a selected group of accounts
  • Meet with clients for the purpose of discussing their needs and benefits of Wealth Management services in order to expand client relationships
  • Achieve annual negotiated performance standards
  • Monitor account activity and portfolio mix to ensure that established investment guidelines are met
  • Profile clients, plus calculate and monitor their net worth on an ongoing basis
  • Participate in all required training sessions for compliance 
  • Maintain adequate controls to ensure compliance with consumer protection statutes/regulations in a defined area of responsibility
  • Implement bank-directed policy and changes relating to regulatory amendments
  • Review investment performance with clients
  • Attend and actively participate in office sales meetings and Officer’s Wealth Management and Investment committees
  • Offer guidance and assistance to less experience officers

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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