U.S. Bank Adds VPs in Trust and Custody

February 7, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Chris Kaiser, John Murphy and Pat Walsh join U.S. Bank Institutional Trust and Custody as vice presidents, business development officers, in its Institutional Trust and Custody division.

Kaiser is based in Danbury, Connecticut, and Murphy works out of U.S. Bank’s Washington, D.C., office. Both report to Edward Buenaga, senior vice president and regional manager. Walsh reports to Karl Wilson, senior vice president and regional manager, in San Francisco. All three are responsible for developing relationships with potential U.S. Bank clients. Walsh works with advisers and recordkeepers to support U.S. Bank’s individually directed accounts (IDAs).

Kaiser brings more than 20 years’ experience to the role, and most recently served as an investment adviser at J.P. Morgan Securities. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware in Newark, and his M.B.A. from LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

Murphy has worked in the financial services industry for more than 30 years. He comes to U.S. Bank from Bank of America, where he served as market director for Institutional Trust and Investments. Murphy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University and Master of Science from Drexel University. He is a member of the American Society Pension Actuaries and the Society of Professional Administrators and RecordKeepers.

Walsh has worked in the financial services industry for nearly 20 years, recently acting as vice president of retirement business services at Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.


Sara Kelly