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Reed Murphy

About Reed Murphy

Reed Murphy has over 27 years of experience, having held a variety of executive roles in the industry, including chairman of the investment policy group of a global financial services firm, which oversaw the creation and distribution of advice to approximately $695 billion in client assets. He currently serves as President and Chief Investment Officer of Trust Company of Illinois and TC Wealth Partners – a boutique firm that specializes as a multi-generational advisor to families and institutions. Mr. Murphy holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) designation, Investment Strategist certification, Alternative Investment certification, Applied Behavioral Finance certification and the Fiduciary Best Practices certification administered by the Investments & Wealth Institute (IWI™) and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Murphy graduated summa cum laude from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance. He is an avid cyclist and spends his leisure time outdoors and with family. Please follow Reed on LinkedIn or Twitter at ReedMurphy@BTLReedMurphy or his blog at

Woman walks through rainforest in China, winner of the Trump tariffs

What Do Trump Tariffs Mean for the Economy and Investors?

Recently imposed Trump tariffs are expected to negatively affect the economy. What do these tariffs mean, and how will investors be impacted?

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hiring a corporate trustee

Five Reasons Why Hiring a Corporate Trustee May Be the Right Move

Death and the Distribution of a Descendant’s Dough A trustee manages the assets, distributions and other obligations under a trust agreement. A corporate trustee is an entity, such as a bank-owned or independent trust company. There are many types of trusts. One of the more common is a testamentary trust. A testamentary trust is a […]

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