Joseph M. Ferraro coordinates legal, tax, and financial matters for affluent individuals and family groups as part of the Company’s family office services team. He also assists with the administration of trusts and estates for both individual fiduciaries and the Company’s internal trust and estate administration services.
Prior to joining Western Reserve Trust Company, Joe worked as an attorney at Tucker Ellis LLP in Cleveland, Ohio, where he focused his practice on estate planning, trust and estate administration, charitable giving, and estate, gift, and income taxation. During his career, he has been a regular speaker and author on those topics.
He graduated from Miami University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science where he majored in Accountancy and Business Legal Studies. In 2013, he graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree.
He is admitted to practice law in Ohio (2013) and Florida (2015) and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and Estate Planning Council of Cleveland.
Joe and his wife, Calli, live in Concord Township with their son, Nico. He enjoys cooking, traveling, golf, and cheering on Cleveland’s sports teams with friends and family