Thomas Beirne III, CFP®

Vice Chair

Vice President, Senior Wealth Management Planning Officer and Business Development Manager Washington Trust Wealth Management

Thomas Beirne III, CFP® is Vice President, Senior Wealth Management Planning Officer and Business Development Officer at Washington Trust Wealth Management in New Haven, serving the investment, trust, and planning needs of high net worth individuals and institutions.  He was Vice President at the financial advisory firm Halsey Associates prior to the firm’s acquisition by Washington Trust in 2015.  Prior to Halsey Associates, he was Director, Vice President and Trust Officer for People’s United Bank.

Mr. Beirne serves actively in leadership roles at numerous organizations throughout the region.  Along with serving on the GCC Foundation Board, he is currently President of the New Haven Symphony Foundation Board of Directors.  He is past president of the Rotary Club of New Haven, and past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the New Haven Rotary Charitable Trust. In March 2020, he was inducted into the Junior Achievement of Southwest New England Business Hall of Fame.

Mr. Beirne is from Bronxville, NY and is a former elected member of the Board of Aldermen and Planning and Zoning Board for the City of Milford, where he currently resides with his family.  His professional affiliations include membership on the Connecticut Tax and Estate Planning Council, The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven Professional Advisors Council and he has earned Certified Financial Planner™ designation.

Mr. Beirne earned his bachelor’s degree at Fairfield University, and graduated with Honors from the National School of Banking at Fairfield University.