Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice
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Mark Binnion , CFA® Investment Advisor

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501 E. Las Olas Blvd, 2nd Floor

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301


Mark Binnion is an Institutional Investment Adviser within the Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice at SunTrust Bank. Mark offers clients more than 27 years of investment management experience. He has earned the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®), is a member of the CFA® Society of South Florida and is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

As an Investment Adviser, Mark advises on the development and implementation of investment strategies to help clients meet their short and long term goals. He follows a disciplined process of assessing an organization's financial situation, determining risk tolerance, forming and executing an appropriate investment strategy, and regular portfolio rebalancing and reporting in order to obtain measurable results. Prior to joining SunTrust, Mark was a Senior Vice President and Institutional Relationship Manager with Franklin Templeton Institutional for 14 years. In this role he was responsible for servicing large endowments and foundations, as well as public and corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Before Franklin Templeton, Mark was an Account Manager at Putnam Investments focusing on global asset allocation clients. He started his career in 1990 at Delaware investments where he served in a variety of roles including equity analysis and portfolio management, quantitative analysis and risk management.

Mark is on the Finance Committee of the Humane Society of Broward County. He is involved in many community activities and has done volunteer work for a local school as a math tutor and enjoys coaching youth soccer, baseball and flag football.

SunTrust's Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice delivers comprehensive investment advisory, administration, planned giving, custody, trust and fiduciary services to nonprofit organizations. The firm administers assets for foundations, hospitals, educational institutions, cultural organizations, human service agencies, associations, municipalities and other nonprofits.

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