Larry Richman oversees CIBC’s expanding US Region, including middle market commercial banking, wealth management, private banking and retail and digital banking in the United States. Larry is also President and Chief Executive Officer of The PrivateBank, which was acquired by CIBC on June 23, 2017.
Larry has spent over 30 years in banking and joined The PrivateBank in November 2007 from LaSalle Bank N.A., where he was President and Chief Executive Officer as well as President of LaSalle Bank Midwest. He began his career at American National Bank and joined Exchange National Bank of Chicago in 1981 until its acquisition by LaSalle.
He is on the Dean’s Advisory Council at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where he earned his MBA, and is a past Trustee of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He also holds an advanced certificate from Stanford University in credit and financial management and is a Lifetime Advisory Board member at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Larry is very active in many civic, philanthropic and governance activities. He serves on the boards of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Big Shoulders Fund, Chicago Club, Chicago Urban League, Museum of Science and Industry, Western Golf Association and the Executives’ Club of Chicago. He is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable, the Commercial Club of Chicago and its Civic Committee, the Bankers Club of Chicago, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and a past member of its Board of Directors. In 2012, he was appointed to the Board of World Business Chicago, which was created by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to promote the benefits of doing business in the Chicago area to business peers worldwide.
Larry has received a number of civic and charitable awards. Among them, he received the American Diabetes Association’s Father of the Year Award, the Humanitarian Award from the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center and the Spirit of Erikson Institute Award. He also was named to the Academy of Alumni Fellows for the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and received the Civic Achievement Award from the American Jewish Committee.
Larry and his wife, Corky, have four grown children and five grandchildren.