December 2019

Roberta Sydney Elected to Tiedemann Advisors Board of Directors

NEW YORK, December 4, 2019 – Tiedemann Advisors, an independent U.S. investment and wealth advisor for high-net-worth families, trusts, foundations, and endowments that oversees approximately $21 billion in assets under advisement with over $2.4 billion in impact investments, today announced that Roberta Sydney has been named to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Sydney has accrued over three decades of experience in financial services and real estate development. Her financial acumen, commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, and expertise with family business strategy and private company governance will serve as assets in this role. She has held numerous leadership positions including Principal at State Street Advisory Strategies, Senior Vice President at BayBank and CEO of Sydney Associates, Inc., a midsize real estate developer, asset and property manager, and multigenerational family business.

“We carefully consider the backgrounds of each Board Member and critically evaluate how each will meaningfully contribute to meet the evolving interests of Tiedemann’s clients, employees and stakeholders,” said Michael Tiedemann, Chief Executive Officer at Tiedemann Advisors. “Roberta brings a unique set of interdisciplinary skills to our Board that will strengthen our business pursuits for the long term. Her solutions-oriented leadership, experience owning and growing a company, family and private company governance oversight and experience operating at the nexus of a multigenerational family business make Roberta well-positioned for this role.”

Ms. Sydney is an active, independent Board Member across the private and non-profit sectors. She serves on the boards of Plaxall Inc., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Harvard Medical School and C200. She also advises several real estate technology companies, including Rental Beast, Embue and Cobu. Ms. Sydney received a bachelor’s degree in French Language and Literature from Wellesley College, a master’s degree in Real Estate Development from MIT and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

“I’m looking forward to joining Tiedemann’s dynamic leadership board to help challenge and govern the organization for long-term sustainability for generations to come. Tiedemann’s client-first approach, fiduciary excellence and partnership model make it an ideal fit with my background,” said Ms. Sydney.

About Tiedemann

Tiedemann Advisors is an independent investment and wealth advisor for high-net-worth individuals, families, trusts, foundations and endowments. Founded in 1999, Tiedemann has nine offices across the U.S. and provides trust services through Tiedemann Trust Company, a state-chartered trust company located in Wilmington, Delaware. For more information go to

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