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Situated in the upper end of the Roaring Fork Valley in the scenic Sawatch Range and Elk Mountains, Aspen, Colorado, is a beautiful place to call home. From outdoor recreation to its bustling local business and philanthropic communities, Aspen has something to offer for residents and visitors alike. Our Aspen private banking and wealth planning team members have been ingrained in the local community for more than a decade.

Our Aspen team is led by President Charles Bantis. With more than 33 years of experience, Charles brings a unique understanding of the private banking world coupled with a commitment supporting the holistic wealth management needs of the town of Aspen.

Charles has assembled a strong team that provides outstanding personal service, builds strong, trusted relationships with our clients, and offers exceptional expertise in private banking, lending, and wealth planning to the Aspen community.

First Western Trust Bank
201 North Mill Street
Suite 202
Aspen, CO 81611

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Phone: 970-710-7200
Fax: 970-544-7034
Hours: 8 am – 5 pm

Equal Housing Lender
NMLS ID 477166
Member FDIC

Our Local Leadership

 Charles Bantis

Charles Bantis

As President of the Aspen office, Charles is responsible for the day-to-day operations and business development of the Aspen team.

Our Local Team

 Travis Van Domelen

Travis Van Domelen

As Associate Portfolio Manager, Travis works closely with his team to create tailored investment solutions for each client.

Andrew Godfrey

Andrew Godfrey

As Wealth Advisor, Andrew specializes in developing and strengthening relationships with existing and new clients.

Elise Cohen

Elise Cohen

As Vice President, Relationship Manager of lending services, Elise builds strong relationships with individuals, businesses, and nonprofits to help them reach their lending goals.

Alicia Blaney

Alicia Blaney

As Private Banker, Alicia is responsible to provide outstanding customer service in-person and on the phone, and accurately complete transactions for clients.