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Joseph Keating

Senior Portfolio Manager

Senior Vice President

Birmingham, AL

Joseph Keating

Joseph Keating is a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for SouthState Wealth. Joe brings extensive experience to SouthState having worked in the financial industry since 1980. He has been nationally recognized for his investment commentary and has worked in a number of organizations as Chief Investment Officer. Joe returns to SouthState where he formerly served for 10 years as Chief Investment Officer of CenterState Bank prior to the merger of equals in 2020. He also held the position of Chief Investment Officer at Old Kent Financial in Grand Rapids, Michigan for 14 years and started his career as an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Joe received his bachelor's degree in economics with highest honors from DePaul University and received his master's degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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  • Depaul University, B.S. in Economics with highest honors 
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, M.S. in Economics

  • SouthState Wealth represents the collective departments and subsidiaries of SouthState Bank, N.A. that provide wealth management services. Products and services are not bank deposits, nor are they insured by the FDIC or any Federal Government Agency, and are not backed or guaranteed by SouthState Bank, N.A. or its affiliates. Securities involve investment risks, including possible loss of principal.

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