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Derek Johnston



Derek has been a Perkins Corporator since August 2020, is a member of the Investment Committee, Finance Committee and serves as Assistant Treasurer for the Board. He joined Fiduciary Trust Company in 2016 as a Vice President and Investment Officer where he develops and executes wealth management strategies for high net worth individuals, families, executives, entrepreneurs, as well as foundations and endowments. Prior to Fiduciary, Derek worked at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, advising ultra-high net worth families. Earlier in his career, he provided capital raising and mergers and acquisitions services to corporations and investment advisory services to municipalities and nonprofits. Derek serves as the endowment investment manager for the Needham Historical Society.

He graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business with an M.B.A. and earned a B.A. in International Relations and French from Colgate University.