Vice President, Market Business Leader

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

First Republic Private Wealth Management is comprised of investment management, brokerage, trust, financial planning and insurance professionals within First Republic Investment Management (FRIM), First Republic Securities Company (FRSC),  First Republic Trust Company (FRTC), and Foreign Exchange. We offer customized wealth management solutions for our clients from a wide array of services including comprehensive investment management, financial planning, estate planning, trust services, endowment management and more. Our goal is to understand our clients’ unique needs and support them throughout a lifetime of financial goals.


The Market Business Leader will be charged with supporting the Regional Business Leader’s leadership efforts in successfully growing and managing their respective region. The responsibilities associated with this role represent an important management responsibility as junior partner of the leadership team, encompassing the growth and development of our Wealth Management colleagues and contributing to the broader enterprise goals of First Republic Bank.  

The activities and responsibilities associated with the MBL role are multifaceted, and include growing the business, direct oversight and supervision of Wealth Managers, partnership with the executive leadership team and Wealth Managers, responding to everyday issues, driving institutional change efforts with various stakeholders, supporting the recruitment efforts and subsequent integration of new Wealth Managers, and overseeing administrative efforts within the region.

What you’ll do as Vice President, Market Business Leader:  

  • Develop into a senior First Republic leader by aiding the Regional Business Leader in executing a defined regional strategy to ensure goals are achieved
  • Gain knowledge of the PWM business, sales process, regulatory & supervisory framework, corporate guidelines, and procedures
  • Collaborate with Wealth Manager teams to address business opportunities/challenges
  • Serve as initial escalation point for issues pertaining to Wealth Manager teams
  • Promote the positioning of Wealth Managers as trusted advisor through the further introduction of other Private Wealth Management (“PWM”) products and services (e.g., trust, insurance, FX and financial planning)
  • Identify process improvements and lead projects
  • Assist in preserving and promoting the culture of First Republic and its stated values
  • Lead administrative efforts
  • Support recruiting, onboarding and integration of new Wealth Manager hires
  • Partner with colleagues across the First Republic organization


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in wealth management and have a strong understanding of financial planning concepts
  • Demonstrate dynamic analytical and technical abilities and strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of banking and wealth management products and services
  • Solid understanding of investments and financial markets
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and strong decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Perform independent research as needed to gain a technical understanding of concepts and strategies.
  • The aspiration of being a team player with a sincere desire to play a role in a growing the wealth management business.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities under high pressure
  • Team player mentality with the ability to work cohesively with a team across departments
  • Works to further the First Republic Bank culture and values
  • A “high touch” client service approach
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Power Point, Excel
  • Series 9, 10, or 24 required

Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.


Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career?  If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.


We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic.


If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


For New York City-based roles: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, effective December 27, 2021, all private sector employers?in New York City will be required to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend work in the office. Reasonable Medical or Religious Accommodations may be requested if applicable to you. Please view New York’s Guidance on Accommodations for Workers for more information.


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