David J. Herritt, JD

Managing Director

As managing director of GenSpring’s northeast region, David oversees all aspects of the client experience in our Greenwich, Connecticut and New York City offices. David joined GenSpring in 2006 as a family wealth advisor and has held increasingly responsible positions throughout his tenure. He holds a firm-wide leadership role as Family Governance director and has extensive experience in wealth transfer, financial and tax planning, next generation education and philanthropy.

Prior to joining GenSpring, David worked for a number of trust companies including Bankers Trust, Deutsche Bank Trust and U. S. Trust. David spent much of his 20 plus year career in Trust and Estate Administration. He speaks and writes regularly for professional and client groups on a myriad of topics including family governance, family dynamics, next generation education and planning for closely held businesses.

David is an active participant in GenSpring’s Closely Held Business Initiative, Next Generation Education and Governance Working Groups.

David attended Brockport State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics. In addition, he obtained his Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law. David is also a graduate of the National Graduate Trust School program at Northwestern University.

David is a member of the Westchester County Estate Planning Council, the Association of the Blind, and the Connecticut Special Olympics.