Heather Leyde is a director of Banking for Abbot Downing in the Minneapolis office. She is responsible for creating comprehensive and customized banking solutions for families of significant wealth by partnering with an Abbot Downing relationship team of wealth advisors along with trust and investment professionals.
Heather has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and has been serving the financing needs of high-net-worth families for over 12 years while specializing in generational wealth transfer strategies.
Prior to Abbot Downing, Heather was part of U.S. Bank’s Private Client Reserve in Minneapolis, where she managed a portfolio of complex banking relationships for legacy family clients and corporate executives. Prior to U.S. Bank, Heather was a relationship manager within the Private Client Group at American Bank of St. Paul and also served as the chief of staff during her tenure there.
Heather studied Finance and Economics at the College of St. Catherine located in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is a SAFE-registered mortgage loan originator (NMLSR ID 791721).
Heather and her three children live in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. They enjoy time with family and friends and are very active within their community.