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Ann Silverman

Senior Vice President and President of Private Banking

Ann is responsible for overseeing all Private Banking activity for Wilmington Trust. Ann’s team provides sophisticated banking and advisory lending solutions that align our clients’ cash flow, balance sheet, and wealth management goals.

Ann joined M&T Bank in 2004 as a commercial lender in Washington, DC. During her tenure with M&T, which acquired Wilmington Trust in 2011, she participated in the international program and worked for Allied Irish Banks in Dublin, Ireland, from 2008-2010, as a corporate banker and team leader in the International Corporate Banking group within the Capital Markets division. In that role, she provided banking services to companies in Ireland, the UK, the European Union, Asia, and the United States. Ann has worked with clients in multiple industries, including telecommunications, packaging, consumer goods, real estate, government contracting, hotels, financial services, IT, biotechnology, education, manufacturing, energy, and professional sports.

Earlier in her career, Ann spent seven years as a project manager and exhibition developer for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.

Ann holds a master’s degree in finance from Wharton and a bachelor’s degree in history from Smith College. She serves on the board of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York and on the New York advisory board of Room To Grow.


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