Jeffrey D. DePew
President – Private Banking
Jeff provides Wealth Management and Private Banking services to the North Shore area and has an office in Lake Forest, IL. He has been with First Midwest Bank for nearly 10 years, and Jeff earned his undergraduate degree in Financial Administration at Michigan State University.
Jeff brings more than 30 years of regulatory banking and commercial and corporate finance experience to First Midwest. He began is professional career in 1982 with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, concentrating on commercial bank examinations and inspections. Jeff left the Reserve Bank after 8 years to manage an audit team and serve as a member of the loan workout division with Boulevard Bank, a Chicago-based commercial bank. In 1995, Jeff joined Firstar Corporation in Milwaukee, WI, specializing in turnaround management of commercial and real estate problem credits. Before joining First Midwest in 2003, Jeff served as an associate of Latek Capital, LLC, a "boutique" in providing investment banking services to the rental industry. He has used his combined employment and networking experiences to provide Private Banking services at First Midwest since 2007.
Jeff is a former advisory board member of Lake County Partners and Youth Build Lake County. He has been an active member of his local community sports association for more than 10 years. Jeff and his wife, Angela, live in Lincolnshire with their two children.
Call 847-615-4518 to get connected with Jeff today (NMLS #612516).Send an Email to Jeff