David Highmark to head new FineMark Bank office at DC Ranch

Michael Barnes will oversee operations of FineMark’s newest Scottsdale office, slated to open this spring.

Michael Barnes will oversee operations of FineMark’s newest Scottsdale office, slated to open this spring.

David Highmark, president and CEO of FineMark National Bank & Trust, Arizona, has announced the addition of Michael Barnes to oversee operations of FineMark’s newest Scottsdale office, slated to open this spring.

Mr. Barnes brings nearly 20 years of experience to FineMark. Most recently he worked at MidFirst Private Bank North Scottsdale office, overseeing all wealth management responsibilities for the Arizona market, with an emphasis on personal trust administration, portfolio management, and business development.

Mr. Highmark said, “Michael is highly regarded and well respected in this community. He personifies our service oriented culture and commitment to building deep relationships. Michael is the right person to lead our new office.”

FineMark currently has one full service office located on Doubletree Ranch Road in Scottsdale. The bank’s new office is located in Market Street at DC Ranch in North Scottsdale.

Mr. Barnes, a native of the Pacific Northwest, studied business finance at Portland State University. He is also a graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute Trust School at Pepperdine University.

Mr. Barnes is on the board of trustees of the Sun Health Foundation, is a member of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council and an advisor for Help Now! Advocacy Center.

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