Thomas J. Cholis
Senior Advisor


Tel: 240.497.5042


Tom is responsible for fiduciary matters and business development and was one of the first employees of Chevy Chase Trust when it was founded in 1999.

Prior to joining Chevy Chase Trust, Tom was the Washington, D.C. Regional Trust Head for Crestar. Tom has more than 30 years of experience in the trust and investment field in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, including 15 years at American Security and Trust. He began his career in private law practice.

Tom holds a BBA from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctor and LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Tom was also a U.S. Army Officer. Currently, he is a member of both the Maryland and D.C. Bar Associations and is a member of the Finance Committee of the Easter Seal Society. Tom is a Director of the Fox Foundation and Trustee of the Lucas-Spindletop Foundation.  A former president of the D.C. Estate Planning Council, Tom remains actively involved.