Ascent family office support for Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri (north), Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Wyoming

About our regional office

Each of our clients define success in different ways and have unique goals that drive them. Our Pacific Northwest/Rocky Mountain Region team works with successful families like yours to identify your distinctive needs, goals and passions, and align around a vision for the future. Then we put the full expertise of our multidisciplinary team of experts behind you to work toward your objectives. As your family’s needs evolve, so will our partnership. We’re built to serve you now and for decades to come.

Meet our Ascent regional team.

Jason Burkey-Skye Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Jason Burkey-Skye

Regional Managing Director

Ray Berry Ascent Associate Director U.S. Bank

Ray Berry

Associate Director, Private Banking

Kim Chang Ascent Associate Director U.S. Bank

Kim Chang

Associate Director, Private Banking

Blaine Esbin Ascent Director U.S. Bank

Blaine Esbin

Director, Client Experience

Jenna Guenther Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Jenna Guenther

Managing Director, Client Advisory

James Magarelli Ascent Director U.S. Bank

James Magarelli

Director, Investment Consulting

Jack McCready Associate Director, Investment Consulting

Jack McCready

Associate Director, Investment Consulting

Chris Peary Ascent Managing Director U.S. Bank

Chris Peary

Managing Director, Private Banking

Valerie Terrill Director, Wealth Strategy

Valerie Terrill

Director, Wealth Strategy

Ascent private capital management services

Services to amplify your impact

From investment management to family office services, from trust and estate services to private banking, we have the expertise and resources you need. Everything we do, from our deeply personal approach to utilizing advanced technology, unlocks new possibilities to generate the greatest impact.

Denver office location

The Ascent team is here to help families like yours sustain wealth across generations and support the people and causes you care about. We look forward to speaking with you about your financial and family legacy goals.

If you don’t see an Ascent office near you please request a call. One of our private capital management professionals would be pleased to assist you.

U.S. Bank Ascent family office location in Denver, Colorado



950 17th Street, Suite 900
Denver, CO 80202

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Investment products and services are:
Not a deposit ● Not FDIC insured ● May lose value ● Not bank guaranteed ● Not insured by any federal government agency

U.S. Bank and its representatives do not provide tax or legal advice. Your tax and financial situation is unique. You should consult your tax and/or legal advisor for advice and information concerning your particular situation.

Family Office Services are not fiduciary in nature and Ascent serves in a non-fiduciary role when providing these services. Family Office Services may include leadership and legacy consulting services in order to facilitate your self-assessment of family office services issues. Ascent does not engage in the practice of psychology.