Bill Feldmaier

Growing up in Birmingham, Michigan, sports were a big part of Bill Feldmaier’s life. From little league baseball to playing quarterback at Birmingham Seaholm and earning a full athletic scholarship to the University at Buffalo, he enjoyed the camaraderie, competition and strategy required to lead winning teams. For 22 years, Bill worked in the institutional […]

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Greenleaf Trust announces diversity certification

Greenleaf Trust is proud to announce diversity and inclusion certification for Lisa Luebke.

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Greenleaf Trust announces additions to the team

Andrew Edgar, Gabbi May and Quincy Jackson join the team at Greenleaf Trust.

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Fourth Quarter GDP: Expanded Faster Than Expected

This morning, the Bureau of Economic Analysis delivered an advance estimate of fourth quarter GDP growth.  The report showed that real GDP expanded at an annual rate of 2.9%, compared to expectations of +2.6%, following growth of 3.2% in the third quarter. 

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Greenleaf Trust Announces Hire of Managing Director

Greenleaf Trust announced today that Bill Feldmaier is joining the company as managing director of southeast Michigan located in its Birmingham office. With more than 20 years of experience in the institutional pension, 401k and retirement space, Feldmaier will be responsible for market strategy, business development and leadership of the Greenleaf Trust’s Birmingham office. He will be working throughout southeast Michigan to grow the firm’s personal trust, family office and retirement plan business.

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Money Geek: Expert Insight on Managing Taxes on Life Insurance Proceeds

Senior Estate Settlement Officer Alexandria Solis-Mullen was featured in Money Geek article on managing taxes on life insurance proceeds.

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Weekly Market Snapshot: Week ended January 20, 2023

Global equities declined 0.3% last week.  U.S. stocks fell 0.7%, developed international equities were unchanged and emerging market stocks rose 0.6%.  Year-to-date, global equities have gained 5.2% with domestics (+3.7%), developed international (+7.1%) and emerging markets (+8.4%).  Bonds rose 0.2% for the week, up 2.1% year-to-date.  The U.S. 10-yr Treasury yield fell 2 bps to […]

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December Retail Sales – Below Forecast

U.S. retail sales fell by more than forecast in December (-1.1% MoM vs. -0.9% expected) with a real year-over-year decline of 0.5%. While real year-over-year retail sales declines can be a leading indicator of a recession, softness is also an indication that Fed efforts to reduce consumer demand, and in turn inflation, is having an impact.

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Weekly Market Snapshot: Week ended January 13, 2023

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2023 Year in Review Seminar

Chief Investment Officer Nicholas Juhle, and Assistant Director of Research Chris Burns offer their review on the markets and investments in 2022, and their outlook for 2023.

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