• Jeffrey Brayton

    Senior Advisor

With the knowledge that comes with more than 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, Jeff helps to bring clarity to his client's financial lives in an increasingly complex world. Jeff takes pride in providing an experience for his clients that is based on old school values like commitment, caring, steadiness and respect. He does not believe you need to be flashy to be effective, and in fact he embraces his own "geekiness."

Jeff graduated from the University of Michigan with a concentration in economics. He went on to earn his MBA in Finance from Wayne State University while working at Michigan National Bank. In addition to his education, Jeff has extensive experience in banking as well as investment and financial analysis. Jeff has lived in the Detroit area all of his life - both east and west sides. He currently resides in Grosse Pointe Farms with Mary Ellen, his wife of over 30 years. Mary Ellen has worked in the non-profit world for over 20 years. They have two grown daughters Lauren, who is a Physician's Assistant in an Emergency Room in Boston, and Danielle, who is a Special Education Teacher in the Farmington Hills Public Schools. Jeff enjoys traveling with his family, golfing, reading and watching as much baseball as is socially acceptable.

"Empathy is patiently and sincerely seeing the world through the other person's eyes. It is not learned in school; it is cultivated over a lifetime." -Albert Einstein