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Chicago - Geneva
501 W State Street; Suite 101
Geneva, IL 60134

Phone number: 630-845-4830

John T. Schmidt


Managing Director

John Schmidt is a senior trust officer for CIBC Private Wealth Management, with more than 40 years of banking experience. In this role, he is responsible for trust and estate administration, as well as investment management oversight for high net worth client portfolios.

Prior to joining the firm, John spent over 20 years of his banking career at First Chicago Bank (now part of JPMorgan Chase), where he held various officer and management positions. Previously, John was a vice president, client service manager and senior trust administrator for the Investment Management Group at Bank One (now part of JPMorgan Chase). 

John received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Illinois State University. He holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) certification and the Certified IRA Service Professional (CISP) certification from the Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB). John was also named a 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager by Chicago magazine.​

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2011 “Five Star Wealth Manager”, Chicago Magazine. ​
Published Nov. 2011. Winners were selected based on survey results of consumers, clients and financial service professionals about their experience with wealth managers conducted by The Five Star Professional research team in 2011. Survey participants to rate that individual on integrity, customer service, knowledge/expertise, post-sale service, meeting of financial objectives, communication and quality of recommendations. John was recognized during his time with the PrivateBank, which became part of CIBC in 2017. Rankings, ratings or awards may not be representative of any specific client's experience. Any reference to a ranking, rating or an award provides no guarantee for future performance results and is not constant over 

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