Michael D. Hankin
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hankin is President and Chief Executive Officer of Brown Advisory, a position he has held since the firm became independent from Alex. Brown & Sons/Bankers Trust on June 30, 1998. He has spent over 30 years assisting a wide range of individuals and institutions on their investment and financial matters. He was formerly a partner with the law firm of Piper & Marbury (now “DLA Piper”) headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Emory University, B.A. and M.A., Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, (1979)
  • The University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (1982)

Community Involvement
  • Trustee and Vice Chairman, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Trustee, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Member, Board of Managers, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
  • Chairman, Baltimore Waterfront Partnership and Management Authority
  • Trustee, Baltimore Community Foundation
  • Director, Greater Baltimore Committee
  • President, Land Preservation Trust, Inc.
  • Trustee, Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Inc.
  • Past Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Maryland Zoological Society (The Maryland Zoo)