Westport, Connecticut

Jeffrey Burns, Director Emeritus

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Jeffrey is Vice President and Senior Director Portfolio Management of the Westport office.  He worked as a portfolio manager in Greenwich prior to his current role in Westport, and has been with BNY Mellon for seven years.

Jeffrey has nearly thirty years of economic and investment experience.  He has held positions in Europe and Asia, which include roles as economic analyst, director of equities, mutual fund manager and wealth manager for high net worth individuals and foundations.  His area of expertise is international equities, which continues to be his passion as he and the team of portfolio officers in Westport oversees more than $1 billion in assets.

Jeffrey earned his degree from San Francisco State University and he currently serves as a board director for the Westport Historical Society and the Westport Chamber of Commerce.  Jeffrey lives in Westport with his wife and two sons.

2017 Officers

  • Peter Harrington, Secretary

    People's United Bank

  • Paul Lebowitz

    Paul Lebowitz founded Westport Mortgage in 1994 to give Fairfield County homebuyers the best possible rates and terms from the universe of mortgage lenders.

    Paul knows the mortgage business inside-out from years of experience in every kind of market as well as every kind transaction, from first-time home purchase to corporate relocation to refinancing.  Always looking out for the borrower’s needs, Paul explains each step in your mortgage in plain English – so you know what to expect.

  • Barbara Reynolds, Chairman

    Barbara is a Realtor with Halstead Property in Westport.


    She is a 25 year resident of Weston and has served in many volunteer roles - currently serving on the Weston Panel of Moderators and is a member of Weston’s newly formed Strategic Planning Committee. She formerly served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Education, President of the WMS PTO and Chairman of the Board of The Weston Racquet Club.


    Barbara is a member of the Greater Fairfield County CMLS, National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors and Mid-Fairfield County Association of Realtors.

2017 Directors

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