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About AMG

Founded in 1972 as a division of a private investment bank, AMG National Trust Bank evolved into a separate corporation under the leadership of the founding partners, Chairman Earl L. Wright and Senior Executive Vice President Michael D. Bergmann, Ph.D. Now a national financial services organization with offices in Denver, Boulder, Cheyenne, Chicago, Morristown and Virginia Beach, AMG National Trust Bank has approximately $4.9 billion of assets under management*.

The success of our firm results from two fundamental practices:

  • Meeting the diverse needs of our clients through a commitment to superior performance and client service.
  • Providing our clients with independent, objective financial advice.

*Assets under management as of 1/2020

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AMG National Trust Bank is led by a strong Board of Directors.

Michael Bergmann

Michael Bergmann Dr. Bergmann is Senior Executive Vice President and a Director of the Bank. He founded AMG with Earl Wright. He leads the Bank's economic and investment research efforts. He also acts as Chairman of the Bank's Investment Committee and its Asset/Liability Committee. Dr. Bergmann received a Ph.D. in Business Economics and a Master of Science in Statistics from Stanford University. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota.

He has developed many general and specific-purpose financial models, methods and techniques (see for example US Patent 7,461,021), authored numerous economic articles (see for example Why are Bond Yields so Low? A Brief Survey of the Bond Yield Conundrum; Global Imbalances, Bretton Woods II; The Global Saving Glut, Currency Adjustments and Dark Matter - an AMG National Trust Bank publication, January 2006) and contributed to the advancement of the field of investment risk control through asset allocation (see for example "Estimating Asset Class Standard Deviations and Correlations,” Journal of Wealth Management, Winter 2003 and “Multi-index Shrinkage Estimation: Theory and Empirical Tests,” Journal of Wealth Management, Summer 2005).

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