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Leah Hokenson

Managing Director, Advisor, Estate Planning

Constantly curious, joyful & engaging

The Book She Should Write: “Art as an Asset: Understanding Cultural Legacy ”
Absolutely loves: Her 2 children, surfing, art & NYC
Could live without: Checked luggage
Surprising fact: She likes to box
A Few Details: Leah is a member of the NYC Bar Art Law Committee and served two terms as a member of the NYC Bar Estate and Gift Tax Committee. She is a volunteer program curator for CUE Teen Collective, an adjunct lecturer for Sotheby’s MFA program, and has served as an expert panelist for a multitude of art and estate planning conferences. Leah received her J.D. from St. John’s University and her B.A. from NYU.

Prior to joining Baldwin Brothers, Leah administered complex estates for Fiduciary Trust Company International, working with individuals, family trusts and foundations to represent their beneficial interests in traditional and unique assets, including fine art. She lights up when she talks about art and all the ways it can positively impact legacies, portfolios and the world around us. Waldorf educated, Leah takes a holistic approach to life and to work, integrating intellectual, artistic and practical skills, and believes that wealth can be used to form a more equitable, conscious world. She naturally creates a space of safety and opportunity for her clients. Talking to Leah is a joy; she is emotionally intelligent, present, and a fantastic listener, and we’re thrilled she brings her unique combination of skills and experience to our clients and to the discipline of wealth management.

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