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Michael McNinch

Fifth Third Private Bank Michael McNinch

Director, Private Bank

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About Michael

Serving the Grand Rapids area, Michael provides the personalized investment guidance you need to help make your financial goals a reality. Using a personalized, one-on-one approach, Michael works closely with you to develop an investment plan that works for your unique objectives.
As a Senior Vice President and Director in the Private Bank , Michael has the privilege of helping affluent clients and business owners simplify their financial complexities by providing solutions in the areas of wealth planning, investment management, assisted estate planning, trust services and risk management. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Michael has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry working on multiple sides of transactions and businesses, as fund manager, CEO, and investment banker. He has been a manager of multiple funds investing across asset classes in private equity, publicly traded securities, venture capital, and commercial real estate. Michael also has deep experience in business development and sales, launching and developing businesses throughout his entire career.

In 2011, Michael was the Founding principal of TMG Capital Management, a private investment company focusing on growth stage companies, with transactions completed in the US, Canada, and the Middle East. In his role at TMG, Michael invested in numerous companies and funds, each established specifically to fund expansion plans for growth stage companies, commercial real estate projects, or private equity deals.

Prior to forming TMG, he was a founding partner and Managing Director at Marketplace One, a family office and investment firm managing assets in publicly traded securities, hedge funds, growth equity, and commercial real estate. In addition, he was the Managing Member of VICI Capital Management, which raised a single asset fund to invest in InternetSafety.com, a software company based in Atlanta that was successfully sold to McAfee, Inc. He also acquired a consumer service business, grew the company from 12 to 36 units as CEO/CFO, and sold the company in 2008.

Prior to this, he worked in London for 5 years as a Vice President and Director at Credit Suisse First Boston, a leading global investment bank serving institutional, corporate, high net worth, and government clients. As a Director of Credit Suisse, Michael developed and managed institutional client relationships for CSFB HOLT across the UK, Italy, Ireland, and the Middle East, advising buy-side institutions and hedge funds on valuation strategy, market commentary, and the identification of long/short ideas.
Personal Background
After working in London and Scottsdale Arizona, Michael returned to his hometown of Grand Rapids in 2011 with his wife Katie, and their children, Michael and Banks. They enjoy hiking, skiing, travel and spending time together. Michael also has a passion for charitable involvement with organizations like Alpha USA, Scouts BSA, Praxis Labs and the Mission Collective.
Michael obtained his B.A. in Business Economics from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
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  • Series 63
  • CFA
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With over 100 years of wealth planning experience, Fifth Third Private Bank delivers access to sophisticated investment solutions and challenges you to achieve the outcomes you desire. Our approach starts by understanding that each client is unique. Using a dedicated team approach, Fifth Third Private Bank collaborates to build plans centered around each individual and family. And because we have found many successful people may leave aspects of their plan unaddressed, our work doesn’t stop there. We continue to help you focus and manage your wealth as our relationship with you progresses.
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