Curtin Winsor, Bank of Georgetown Co-Founder, Dies

Curtin Winsor III, executive chairman of the Bank of Georgetown, died Dec. 11, the Washington Business Journal first reported. He died of a heart attack in Arlington. A funeral service is scheduled for Dec. 17 at Christ Church at 31st and O Streets, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, according to Carol Joynt.

Born and raised in D.C., the 49-year-old Winsor lived with his wife Deborah and three daughter on 34th Street. Their home was the site of the 2010 Georgetown House Tour Patron’s Party and was once occupied by Ambassador David Bruce and his wife Evangeline. Winsor was a board member of the Georgetown Business Improvement District.

Here is additional biographical information from the Bank of Georgetown website:

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Winsor has had an active role in the area’s financial and philanthropic communities for more than 20 years. In 2005, he founded Bank of Georgetown with Michael Fitzgerald. Prior to that, Winsor was a principal and founding partner of Columbia Partners Investment Management, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm managing in excess of $3 billion in equities for pension funds, endowments and high net worth individuals.

In addition to serving as chairman of the bank, Winsor sits on the Board of Directors or has an advisory role with several hedge funds and investment partnerships. He is also a member and Trustee of the W.H. Donner Foundation in New York City and the Donner Canadian Foundation in Toronto, Canada, for which he oversees the respective foundations’ investment portfolios and program development areas.

Winsor is very active in civic and charitable causes in the Washington, D.C., area and serves as a trustee of the National Taxpayers Union; the National Taxpayers Union Foundation; the Starlight-Starbright Children’s Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Chapter; Georgetown Business Improvement District; and the Washington Scholarship Fund, where he serves on the executive committee. He is also a trustee of the Washington Opera.

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