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Geller Advisors Expands Business Lines

Tom Burroughes Group Editor August 8, 2019

Geller Advisors Expands Business Lines

The New York-based firm has made two senior hires to expand its offerings.

Geller Advisors, the New York-based wealth advisory business which oversaw about $6 billion of assets as at the end of June this year, has brought in two executives to build out its business divisions.

Scott Bush has been named as head of client development and experience, leading teams to develop markets in the Midwest and Florida, Geller said, and Mark Rubin has been named head of tax.

Previously, Bush was a managing director at JP Morgan Asset Management. Before joining JP Morgan, Bush worked as founder and partner of the private equity firm WhiteHawk Capital. Prior to WhiteHawk he spent eight years at Maritz where he worked in various roles, including CEO of the Maritz Performance Improvement Company. He also served as CEO of Trans World Express and head of global sales at Trans World Airlines. Earlier in his career, Bush served as the director, investment missions for Overseas Private Investment Corporation. He also served as director of placement, The Office of Presidential Personnel, at The White House.

Rubin joins Geller from FTI Consulting where he was a senior MD, leading the family enterprise services practice and the private client tax group for the real estate solutions practice. He was a founding partner of Relative Solutions, a family enterprise consulting firm, where he developed a model for working with families who own and manage substantial assets, including operating companies, real estate, investments and foundations.  He also spent twelve years at PriceWaterhouse, where he guided Fortune 100 companies, as well as family enterprises, in creating and implementing complex tax strategies. Rubin is a member of the Family Firm Institute Board and a chair of two global conferences, the NYSSCPA Family Office Committee and Friends of Island Academy.

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