Bryan D. Kirk, Director of Estate and Financial Planning and Trust Counsel, is responsible for overseeing financial and estate planning services for Fiduciary Trust. In addition, he regularly consults with clients across the country and internationally on the integration of their goals and circumstances into their financial and estate plans. Bryan has broad experience in multi-generational asset management and transfer planning, including estate, gift, generation-skipping transfer and income tax planning, charitable giving, philanthropy, family education and governance, liability and risk management, real property matters and complex assets, such as private equity and debt. He serves as Chief Fiduciary Officer of Fiduciary Trust International of California and is a member of Fiduciary Trust’s Management and Operating committees. Before joining Fiduciary Trust, he was a partner with Botto Law Group LLP in San Francisco. He earned his law degree from University of California, Berkeley, and graduated, cum laude, from Claremont McKenna College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in literature and government. He is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by The State Bar of California and a full member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and the Palo Alto Area Bar Association. Bryan is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM professional. A sixth generation Californian, he lives in Palo Alto, California, with his wife and three children.