Michael S. Okun

Regional Director

(312) 416-2998

Mr. Okun is Managing Director and Regional Director at Bessemer Trust. In this role, he is responsible for Bessemer’s client relationships in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, and Wisconsin, as well as the management of our Chicago office. Previously, he served as Regional Director of the Naples office.

Prior to rejoining Bessemer, Mike was Vice President and Private Wealth Advisor at Goldman Sachs in Palm Beach. There, he was a partner on a team that managed assets for wealthy individuals, families, and foundations. Before that, he was an estate planning specialist with Merrill Lynch in Chicago.

He is an active member of the Penn Football Advisory Board of Directors, where he formerly served as Co-Vice Chairman. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Investment Committee for The American Red Cross of Palm Beach County.

Mike earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was also a three-sport athlete.