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STEP New York was founded in 1995. With over 300 members, we are the largest and fastest-growing branch in the United States.

We host at least 12 meetings and events per year, many of which provide CLE and CPE credits, and we have an average 75 attendees each meeting. In addition, each March we co-host an annual International Estate Planning Institute.


STEP New York Branch Officers serve for a three-year term:


Ed Devine, Brown Brothers Harriman

Glenn Fox, Baker McKenzie

Vice Chairs:

Chair of the Program Committee

Kathryn von Matthiessen, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Chair of the Events Committee

Marina Cristiani, Jersey Trust Company

Chair of the Communications Committee

William J. Kambas, Withers Bergman LLP

Chair of the Membership Committee

Steve Saraisky, Cole Schotz, PC

Chair of the Sponsorship Committee

Peter Culver, Family Wealth Advisors


David Isaacs, Triple Peel International, LLC


Continue reading more about our relationship with STEP Worldwide here.