About the Author

Blair Talty

Vice President and Wealth Strategist

Blair is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive financial, estate planning, and wealth transfer plans for high-net-worth families and entrepreneurs throughout the New Jersey region. Blair works closely with clients and their advisors to define each client’s specific goals and objectives before developing an appropriate plan. Blair’s areas of proficiency include estate and retirement planning, insurance planning, investment planning, education planning, business succession planning, legacy planning, and philanthropic planning.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Blair served as a vice president and senior wealth planner at PNC. In that role, he advised high-net-worth clients on all areas of estate and financial planning. Prior to his work at PNC, Blair practiced law in the Trusts and Estates practice groups at Brown & Connery, and Morgan Lewis law firms.

Blair holds a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. Blair is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey and the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

Blair is active in his local community, serving on the Professional Advisors Committee of the Community Foundation of South Jersey, and is a past member of the Board of Trustees for United Way of Camden County (now a part of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey). Blair also coaches youth sports in his community.


By the Author

Four Divorce Risks Your Clients May Not Know Exist

Blair Talty |
Wealth Planning
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Help clients take a long-term view to protect family wealth during divorce.Divorce can derail family wealth and affect generations far beyond just one couple.Even those who are not divorcing or contemplating divorce—including those beginning prenuptial planning—could benefit from knowing what’s at stake in the event of a divorce, be it their own or that of a business partner, parent, sibling, or descendent.

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Is Your Estate Plan on Track With Current Tax Laws?

Blair Talty |
Tax Reform
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Be sure your plan meets today’s goals and is flexible for future change. As with any change in tax legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 gave rise to valuable planning opportunities.Any tax law changes serve as a good reminder to review your estate plan to be sure that it is consistent with your current goals and is flexible to promote tax efficiency under today’s tax laws.Many of the provisions of the current tax law are scheduled to sunset after December 31, 2025.

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The Impact of Tax Reform on Divorce

Blair Talty |
Tax Reform
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Learn about the new tax treatment of alimony and other considerations.  The new tax act changes the tax treatment of alimony for both the payer and the recipient.For divorces finalized prior to January 1, 2019, this new tax treatment will not apply and will be grandfathered under the rules of the prior law.It is important to review your settlement agreement in light of these tax law changes, and consider modification of an existing agreement if appropriate.

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