Chris Childs, CFA

Chris manages portfolios for high-net-worth individuals and their families, trusts and non-profit organizations. He also serves on the Equity and Fixed Income Committees


Chris was a Senior Portfolio Manager with over $450 million of assets under management at Webster Bank prior to joining People’s United Wealth Management in 2014.  Prior to Webster, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Security Analyst with Trust Company of Connecticut.

Chris began his career as a commercial lender, which gives him a unique perspective in security analysis, as well as estate planning and wealth transfer for owners of closely held businesses. His last position in lending put him in charge of BankBoston's healthcare and non-profit lending in Connecticut. He has more than 30 years of financial services.

Professional Designation

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)


  • CFA Society of Hartford
  • Town of Suffield (CT) Board of Finance and Pension Commission
  • Suffield Public Library Foundation—Treasurer
  • Suffield Land Conservancy—President
  • Suffield Historical Society—Trustee


St. Lawrence University, bachelor’s degree in environmental economics


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  • May Lose Value

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