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Kathryn D. Thomas-Salazar

Advisory Council

Kathryn Thomas-Salazar is a Banker in the Houston office of J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Katy guides affluent individuals, multi-generational families, entrepreneurs, private business owners and members of the real estate community in making the complex financial decisions required to protect and grow their wealth. She offers comprehensive advice and strategies to enhance her clients’ impact and help them leave a meaningful legacy.


Katy discovers family dynamics, estate considerations and personalized goals that extend far beyond asset management. She works alongside the firm’s specialized resources to customize approaches for the transfer of assets, business acquisition, tax mitigation and other sophisticated objectives. Katy understands that significant wealth can put a unique strain on families and that the succession of values is essential. Deeply involved in caring for her clients, she engages with the next generation to prepare them for the responsibilities to come.


With a career spent entirely at the Private Bank, Katy spent eight years in New York City, where she built a successful practice advising private business owners, endowments and foundations. Since joining the firm in 2007, she has fostered strong relationships with the Commercial and Investment Banks. In 2018, Katy brought these capabilities to Texas and enjoys serving clients in her hometown of Houston. She plays a leadership role in cultivating the junior talent on her team.


Katy and Deyvis are happy to be raising their three young children in Houston among extended family.

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