Through the merger, Greenville-based FinTrust will expand into Athens and Macon, Ga. The company has offices in Greenville, Anderson and Charleston with plans to add an office in Columbia.
“The partners have had a long relationship both personally and professionally for many decades, and regularly share ideas,” said Allen Gillespie, FinTrust partner, in a news release. “The merger meets the four-part criteria the partners set out of serving the interests of our clients, our employees, our advisers and our partners over the long-term.”
The combined firm will have 39 employees.