Chairman & CEO
Work hard, ask questions, and never stop learning – G. Frederick Reinhardt
G. Frederick Reinhardt became Chairman & CEO of Brickell Bank, formerly known as Espirito Santo Bank, in July 2015. He led the management team through the rebranding and the Stock Purchase Agreement signed between the bank’s principal shareholder, and members of the Benacerraf family, Cohen family, and other investors in April of 2015. Reinhardt was appointed Chairman & CEO of Espirito Santo Bank in September 2012.
“My management style is simple,” states Reinhardt. “I tell it like it is and I empower people who show promise.”
Previously he was President and Member of the Board of The Bank of Fairfield (CT) and Executive Vice President of its holding company, BNCFG. He joined the bank in 2009 where he remained until he joined ESB in 2012. He led the bank from $20 million to $120 million in assets, and created and built the brand in the Fairfield markets. Reinhardt developed and implemented strategies that maximized revenues, controlled expenses, and recognized emerging revenue generating opportunities.
From 1988 to 2008, he was with Merrill Lynch & Co (London and New York) and last served as Director, Global Bank Group. Among his roles during his tenure were Regional Director of HNW Banking (London); Senior Representative, Merrill Lynch International Bank (NY); Director, Latin America Offshore Bank Group; Regional Director, Consumer Finance Distribution; and Co-Head, HNW Bank Distribution and Development.
Reinhardt worked at Greenwich Asset Management from 1985 to 1987.
He began his career at Chemical Bank in 1974 and worked in the Multinational Division in New York before transferring to the Europe Group (Italy) as Manager in the Corporate Banking department. Before leaving Chemical Bank in 1985, he was in the International Division in New York City with the Southern Europe Government and Correspondent Banking Group and the Southeast Asia Credit Group.
Reinhardt is deeply committed to the Miami community and the Connecticut community where he still maintains a home. He was recently elected to the Board of the Friends of WLRN.
Reinhardt, age 62, was born in France, and is fluent in French, Italian, and is currently studying Spanish and Portuguese. He graduated from Kenyon College with a degree in Political Science.Share