Aaron Axton
Managing Director
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods


Aaron J. Axton is a Managing Director in KBW’s highly ranked Depositories Investment Banking Department serving banks in North America and Europe. Mr. Axton has been providing strategic advice to West Coast banks, thrifts and financial institutions for over 19 years.

Mr. Axton joined Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., in 2000 in the New York office. Shortly thereafter, he assisted in the successful opening of the San Francisco office where he remains today specializing in M&A and capital solutions for the banking industry. 

Mr. Axton is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

M&A Outlook for 2020