Christopher McDermott

Senior Relationship Manager

Phone: 561-283-4531


























Christopher S. McDermott is a Senior Relationship Manager with direct responsibilities for developing and managing client relationships. Additionally, Chris is a senior member of the Firm’s strategy and business development efforts and oversees relationships with attorneys and accountants. Chris has 20 years of experience in investment-management and investment banking.  Prior to joining MFG, Chris was a Senior Wealth Director at BNY Wealth Management.  In addition to his wealth management experience, Chris brings a wide range of financial experience,.  He was Senior Managing Director and a co-founder of what is now the fourth largest community bank in Florida, Florida Community Bank.  Chris also has years of institutional investment management and banking experience developed at Salomon Brothers, Lehman Brothers, TD Capital and Wexford Capital.  Chris serves on the boards of The Glades Initiative ( in Belle Glade (FL) and the Everglades Preparatory Academy (, a public charter high school in Pahokee (FL).  He is also on the Allocation Committee of the Town of Palm Beach United Way (  Chris is a graduate of Chaminade High School and Georgetown University.  A native of New York, Chris and his wife Catherine live in Palm Beach Gardens and are the parents of three young girls.