Our People

Brian J. Kilar, AIF®
RVP, Private Client Group – North Central

Brian Kilar is a regional vice president at Tortoise, covering the North Central territory. During Brian’s more than 15 years of experience in the asset management industry, he served most recently as a senior regional investment consultant – RIA services with Putnam Investments and held similar roles with increasing responsibilities with Pioneer Investments and Managers Investment Group and ABN AMRO (now AMG). 


Brian graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in finance and marketing. He has passed the Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 exams and holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation.


Living in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, Brian is married with a daughter and two sons. He is a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears.  He is also an avid golfer.


Firm Overview (At 1/31/2018)

  • Assets
    Approximately $21.0 billion under advisement 
  • Founded
  • Employees
  • Locations

    Leawood, KS
    New York, NY
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wilton, CT
    Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg