Chris KnappsteinWealth Management Officer


8750 W. Bryn Mawr Ave
Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60631


About Chris Knappstein

Years with First Midwest

Joined First Midwest Bank in 2012


Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Certified Financial Trust Advisor (CTFA)

College Attended

University of Iowa

Areas Served

Northern IL, Chicagoland

Chris has over 20 years of experience in advising individuals and institutions in all areas of wealth and asset management. He provides comprehensive Financial Planning and Wealth Transfer Services to business owners, high net worth individuals and corporate executives. He advises clients in all areas of wealth planning, including meeting retirement needs, planning for their children or grandchildren’s educational needs, estate planning, managing their wealth and passing their wealth on to their family or charity. Chris does this after first gaining a thorough understanding of his clients’ priorities and goals. Chris works directly with his clients’ attorneys, accountants, and other advisors, as well as engages other specialists at First Midwest Bank, to provide the most comprehensive financial plans.

First Midwest Services


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