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Ed Harrington

Ed Harrington

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Ed Harrington is the Executive Vice President of the Private Client Division at Oppenheimer, a multinational, independent investment bank and financial services company. He is responsible for the strategic management and growth of the firm's financial advisor and branch network. In his role, Ed brings together resources that enable financial advisors to deliver valued investment advice and comprehensive wealth management to a variety of clients. He has spent 25 years with Oppenheimer, excelling in product development, sponsor engagement, operations and product marketing. He also led successful investment management distribution efforts across 92 U.S. retail locations and 1,100 advisors and played an important collaborative role in the launch of the Firm’s Private Market Opportunity Platform, which delivers private investment vehicles to qualified investors.

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  • Ed serves a variety of clients, including families and high-net-worth individuals, foundations and endowments, pensions, charities, and corporate executives.

  • In his most recent role as Managing Director, Head of Sales & Marketing, he built a sales and marketing team that delivers an end-to-end capability.

  • He provided access across all asset classes, sales, and field support including conferences, investment summits, and training, among others.

  • He also served as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing, where he led initiatives to distribute private equity and further develop the firm's alternative investments.

  • Ed received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Scranton and has earned his Certified Investment Management Analyst designation.