Matthew S. Blank, CFA®

Vice President and Principal Portfolio Manager

Matt is responsible for managing the portfolios of both institutional clients as well as high-net-worth individuals at Washington Trust Wealth Management. He is also a voting member of the Investment Oversight Committee and Equity Committee for The Washington Trust Company.


Matt has more than 25 years of direct investment management experience running portfolios for both institutional and individual clients. Prior to joining Washington Trust, Matt served as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Investment Research at Citizens Bank, where he was responsible for the firm’s investment commentary, and the management of client portfolios. He also served as an active member of the company’s Investment Strategy Committee.


Matt holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree from Brown University.


A Rhode Island resident, Matt is active in his community. He is a member of the CFA Society of Providence and serves on the Board of Jewish Collaborative Services and the Jewish Alliance of RI Endowment Investment Committee.