Sumner B. Tilton, Jr.
 
 

Fletcher Tilton Professionals

 

Attorneys


Sumner B. Tilton, Jr.
Officer/Director


Phone: 508-459-8087




Sumner B. Tilton, Jr. is a Director of the firm whose practice includes the areas of estate planning and estate and trust administration. His clients include individuals, families, private foundations, and businesses of all sizes. Mr. Tilton also serves as Fletcher Tilton's Chairman of the Investment Committee.

 

Mr. Tilton is a member of various professional organizations, including the American, Massachusetts and Worcester County Bar Associations. He is an elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He has served as a panelist for various MCLE estate planning seminars and has authored materials in connection therewith. He has been recognized for eight consecutive years as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in the area of trusts and estates.

A lifelong resident of Worcester, Mr. Tilton has dedicated countless hours to many community organizations. He received the prestigious Isaiah Thomas Award in 2008 which recognizes his civic involvement in the City of Worcester. He is a Life Trustee and former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Clark University and is an Honorary Trustee of the Worcester Art Museum and the EcoTarium. He has served as Chairman of Choose Worcester, Inc. (a private non-profit Worcester economic development organization). He currently serves as Trustee of the Francis A. and Jacquelyn H. Harrington Foundation and the Willard House and Clock Museum. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc. and sits on the Board of Directors of its offshore captive insurance subsidiary. He holds the position of Managing Trustee of the Ruth H. and Warren A. Ellsworth Foundation and the Mildred H. McEvoy Foundation. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of UMass Memorial Healthcare, Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Health Care Security Fund (the Massachusetts Tobacco Fund), President of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and is a former Director of the YMCA of Greater Worcester and the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is also a former Trustee of the Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts.

Mr. Tilton received his B.A. from Williams College in 1960 and earned his J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law in 1963. He holds an honorary doctor of laws degree from Assumption College, an honorary doctor of laws degree from Clark University, an honorary doctor of pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and an honorary doctor of letters from Becker College.

Mr. Tilton's administrative assistant is Nancy Paquette, (508) 459-8070.
  • Estate & Trust Administration
  • Estate, Tax & Financial Planning
  • Member of American Bar Association
  • Member of Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member of Worcester County Bar Association
  • Elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Life Trustee and former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Clark University
  • Honorary Trustee of the Worcester Art Museum
  • Honorary Trustee of the EcoTarium
  • Has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Choose Worcester, Inc. (a private non-profit Worcester economic development organization)
  • Trustee of the Francis A. and Jacquelyn H. Harrington Foundation
  • Trustee of the Willard House and Clock Museum
  • Serves on the Board of Trustees of Cape Cod Healthcare and sits on the Board of Directors of its offshore captive insurance subsidiary
  • Managing Trustee of the Ruth H. and Warren A. Ellsworth Foundation
  • Managing Trustee of the Mildred H. McEvoy Foundation
  • Has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of UMass Memorial Healthcare, Inc.
  • Has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Health Care Security Fund (the Massachusetts Tobacco Fund)
  • Has served as President of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation
  • Former Director of the YMCA of Greater Worcester
  • Former Director of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Trustee of the Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts.
  • Has served as a panelist for various MCLE estate planning seminars
  • Recognized for eight consecutive years as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in the area of trusts and estates
  • Received the Isaiah Thomas Award, which recognizes civic involvement in Worcester (2008)
  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

 

Sumner B. Tilton, Jr.




J.D.; Boston University School of Law, cum laude

B.A.; Williams College

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree; Assumption College

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree; Clark University

Honorary Doctor of Pharmacy Degree; Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Honorary Doctor of Letters; Becker College

Elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

 
 
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