Thomas N. Ellis, Jr.

Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager

Tom is responsible for the management of investments for high-net-worth individuals, families, retirement plans and non-profit entities at Washington Trust Wealth Management. Tom also shares responsibility for equity and fixed income research and the execution of trading for the accounts of the group. He also is a voting member of the Investment Committee and the Equity Committee of Washington Trust Advisors.

New Haven, CT Office


Tom has more than 30 years of experience in the wealth management and investments fields. Tom began his career in various wealth management positions with national institutions such as Webster Financial Corporation and JP Morgan Chase. Tom previously served as Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Halsey Associates prior to the firm’s acquisition by Washington Trust in 2015.


Tom holds a master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University and a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University.