Ilka Gregory

Ilka Gregory

Principal and Senior Wealth Advisor


Ms. Gregory is Principal and Senior Wealth Advisor at Bessemer Trust. In this role, she leads a team responsible for initiating relationships by understanding clients' objectives and presenting solutions across the firm's comprehensive capabilities in Investment Management, Wealth Planning, and Family Office Services.

Prior to joining Bessemer, Ilka was a managing director at Third Avenue Management, where she worked with high net worth and institutional investors. Before that, she worked at Protégé Partners, and Goldman Sachs as a private wealth advisor. Ilka started her career in consulting and worked in London, Paris, Singapore, Buenos Aires, Toronto, and Sydney.

She serves on the Board of Directors for The United Nations Association of New York and volunteers with Tuesday's Children, a nonprofit dedicated to healing those impacted by 9/11.

Ilka earned an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University in finance and strategy, and a B.A. in marketing and international business from Baylor University. She lives with her husband and two children in Manhattan.

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