Robert J. Buttie, CTFA

Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer

Bob is responsible for the administration and management of trust and investment relationships at Washington Trust Wealth Management. His oversight includes including legacy trusts, special needs trusts, retirement accounts, and high-net-worth individuals and their families.


Bob has more than 20 years of trust administration, private banking and investment experience. Prior to joining Washington Trust, he served as an administrator in the investment and trust areas of the Private Bank and Trust Division at Citizens Bank.


Bob is a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA). He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Providence College and a bachelor’s degree from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology.

Community Involvement

A Rhode Island resident, Bob is active in his community. Bob supports a wide range of bank-sponsored community activities and is a volunteer religious education teacher at Immaculate Conception Church. He is also a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and a Knight in The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.