John Sastry

St. Louis Office Information

7707 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: (314) 725-9055

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

John Sastry, J.D., CFP®

Vice President & Financial Planning Officer

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John began his career as an estate planning attorney. In that role, he drafted wills and trusts and developed an expertise in probate litigation. He litigated probate claims in nearly every Missouri county and was a member of the Probate Committee of the Missouri Bar.
John used his background as an estate planner to launch a career in financial services after obtaining his Certified Financial PlannerTM professional designation. Since entering the financial services field, he has held a number of roles requiring advanced technical knowledge and thought leadership.
John is also a former United States Army Officer. He served as an Army Intelligence Officer (Airborne) and still remains involved in Veterans’ causes in Missouri.
His primary role at Central Trust Company is to lead financial planning services across the company’s footprint.

Education & Certifications

  • Juris Doctor, University of Missouri – Columbia Law School – Selected to the Order of Barristers
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Truman State University – Presidential Scholar
  • Certified Financial PlannerTM professional (CFP®)

Interests & Activities

John and his wife enjoy traveling and have traveled to many interesting locales around the world. Their favorite trip so far was to Africa, watching the sunrise over the Sahara Desert. Closer to home, they enjoy canoeing along Missouri and Arkansas scenic waterways. John always enjoys a good Trivia Night or local Blues concert. He and his wife have taken great joy in raising their children and attending their activities.

Our St. Louis Team

Carole Warnhoff

Carole Warnhoff, CTFA

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
Dan Gunn

Daniel Gunn, J.D., MBA

Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Dawn Federhofer

Dawn Federhofer, CTFA

Senior Vice President & Senior Relationship Manager

Emily E. Heitman

Relationship Manager
Evan Sowers

Evan Sowers, MBA

Executive Vice President & St. Louis Market Executive
Genny McIntire

Genny McIntire

Trust Officer & Relationship Manager
John Sastry

John Sastry, J.D., CFP®

Vice President & Financial Planning Officer
John Stieven

John Stieven, Sr., CFA, CFP®

Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Kathy Selinger

Kathy Selinger, J.D.

Vice President & Senior Fiduciary Officer
Kevin Bohn

Kevin Bohn, CTFA, CFP®

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Liz Moisio

Liz Moisio, J.D., MBA

Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
Melissa Bloodworth

Melissa Bloodworth, CTFA

Vice President & Senior Relationship Manager
Nancy O'Neal

Nancy O’Neal, CFP®, CFIRS™

Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer
Ryan Mancini

Ryan Mancini, MBA, AFIM®

Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Stacey Beatty

Stacey Beatty

Vice President & Portfolio Manager
Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson, MBA

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Vance Urick

Vance Urick, CTFA

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
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