Sam Burnett


Sam is a private client advisor for Commerce Trust. He serves as a consultant and relationship manager providing clients with personalized, objective advice and oversight across all our services, including trust administration, financial advisory services, private banking, and investment management. Sam facilitates all aspects of relationship management for the client team, including administering complex trusts, maintaining client communication and coordinating with internal and external partners to deliver a superior client experience.

Prior to joining Commerce, Sam was a trust officer at several large trust companies with regional and national footprints. Sam earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and history at the University of Missouri – Columbia. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He is a member of the Missouri Bar and a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor. In his free time, Sam enjoys live music, trying new restaurants, and rooting for Kansas City and Mizzou sports.