Evercore Wealth Management, LLC, today announced the appointment of Tom Trenchard as a Vice President and Financial Advisor. Prior to joining Evercore Wealth Management, Mr. Trenchard was a lead advisor at U.S. Trust for nine years, based in Hartford, Connecticut and responsible for local business development. He was earlier an institutional sales specialist for Wachovia, working with corporate clients and with corporate and investment bankers nationwide. "Tom is a welcome addition to our team," said Jeff Maurer, Chief Executive Officer of Evercore Wealth Management. "His industry experience in Connecticut, New York and Florida and his commitment to our principles of independent advice, direct client relationships and partnership values will contribute to the firm's continued growth across the United States." Mr. Trenchard will be based in New York and will report to Jay Springer, a Partner and Portfolio Manager at the firm. He is a graduate of Jacksonville University. About Evercore Wealth Management Evercore Wealth Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Evercore, serves high net worth individuals, families and related institutions, delivering customized investment management, financial planning, trust and custody services. Evercore Wealth Management is a registered investment advisor, with offices in New York, Minneapolis, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The firm, which was founded in November 2008, manages client assets totaling $4.9 billion as of September 30, 2013. Additionally, Evercore Wealth Management offers personal trust and custody services to its clients through Evercore Trust Company, N.A., a national trust bank with $40.2 billion in assets under administration as of September 30, 2013. More information about Evercore Wealth Management and its team of advisors can be found at www.evercorewealthmanagement.com. About Evercore Evercore is a leading independent investment banking advisory firm. Evercore's Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions and also provides institutional investors with high quality research, sales and trading execution that is free of the conflicts created by proprietary activities. Evercore's Investment Management business comprises wealth management, institutional asset management and private equity investing. Evercore serves a diverse set of clients around the world from its offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Toronto, London, Aberdeen, Scotland, Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico, Hong Kong and Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil. More information about Evercore can be found on the Company's website at www.evercore.com.