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
  • Trustee, Baltimore Community Foundation
  • Chairman, Baltimore Waterfront Partnership and Management Authority
  • President, Land Preservation Trust, Inc.
  • Trustee, Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Inc.
  • Director, Greater Baltimore Committee
  • Past Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Maryland Zoological Society (The Maryland Zoo)
  • Trustee, Chesapeake Conservancy