Susan E. Hayes of Katonah, NY, has joined Beacon Trust Company as Managing Director and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. In this position, Hayes will be responsible for setting fixed income strategy and making investment decisions for both taxable and tax-exempt bond portfolios. She has extensive experience in fixed income, including credit analysis and portfolio positioning in all bond market cycles. Hayes is the lead member of the Fixed Income Investment Committee and also a member of firm’s Market Outlook committee.
“We are delighted to add Susan to the Beacon Trust team. Her broad knowledge of asset management, expertise in managing high net worth relationships, and exceptional leadership skills will greatly enhance Beacon Trust’s ability to continue delivering outstanding results for our clients,” said Valerie Murray, President, Beacon Trust.
Hayes has more than 24 years of experience in asset management. Prior to joining Beacon Trust, she was Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Oppenheimer Investment Advisers, a subsidiary of the Wealth Management division of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Hayes received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Manhattanville College and an MBA from Pace University. She was a frequent presenter at Oppenheimer Asset Management Investment Summits and Roundtable meetings.
About Beacon Trust
Beacon Trust Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Bank which, in turn, is a subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.50 billion as of December 31, 2016. Provident Bank maintains a network of full service branches throughout northern and central New Jersey as well as eastern Pennsylvania.