Garry Taylor

Managing Director, Business Integrations and Technology Strategy

New York, NY
Gary Taylor

Garry leads the integration of merged firms across operations, systems, processes, and technology.  Additionally, Garry is responsible for overall wealth technology strategy in terms of optimal utilization of technology (existing and new) to support and enhance client service and improve operational efficiency.  

Prior to joining the firm, Garry spent over 20 years as an operations, technology and wirehouse liftout professional. Most recently he was a Senior Vice President for 12 years with Focus Financial Partners, a partnership of independent wealth management firms which Colony joined in 2011. At Focus, Garry co-led the firm’s strategic operations and technology consulting efforts across the partnership and managed wirehouse liftout activities across the US. 

Previously, Garry worked at Fidelity Investments covering wirehouse and bank liftout efforts and as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch and a number of wealth management firms in the UK.  

A native of Scotland, Garry received a first class Masters Degree in Accountancy & Finance from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. In his free time, Garry enjoys traveling the World and spending time with his Golden Retriever, Nessie.