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Mark M. Bates

Assistant Vice President, Trust Administrative Officer

San Francisco Office

Mark is an Assistant Vice President and Trust Administrative Officer in the Whittier Trust Company's San Francisco office.  Prior to joining the Whittier Trust Company in 2008, Mark was a Trust Administrator with First Republic Bank in San Francisco where he worked with affluent clients, trusts, and estates.


Mark graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.  Mark was a Division III Track & Field All-American each of the two years he ran.  He is an honors graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute's Trust School and holds a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA™) designation.


Mark is also a dedicated volunteer within the city of San Francisco working through Hands On Bay Area while focusing on improving the lives of children and cleaning-up the environment.