Sid Reitz’s practice is focused primarily on the areas of estate and business succession planning with emphasis on the formation of trusts, corporations, limited liability companies and family limited partnerships. In addition, he assists families and individuals with the preservation, management and transfer of wealth, charitable planning, business valuations and planning with life insurance. He also arranges major lifetime and testamentary gifts on behalf of both individuals and institutions. Sid has made numerous presentations relating to trusts, estate planning, and business succession planning on the local and regional levels. He was recognized as an Outstanding Estate Planning Professional of Kansas by the Wichita Chapter of Chartered Life Underwriters and Chartered Financial Consultants.
Sid was born and raised in Salina, Kansas. He received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Kansas State University in 1971 and his law degree from Washburn University of School of Law in 1975. He joined Hampton, Royce, Engleman & Nelson, now Hampton & Royce, L.C., upon his graduation and became a partner January, 1979. He was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 1976 and the U.S. Tax Court in 1982.
Active in the community, Sid currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Salina Regional Health Foundation, Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure, the Salina Presbyterian Manor Endowment, the Salina Family YMCA Endowment Fund, and the First Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund. He has served as President on the boards of the Salina Family YMCA, the Greater Salina Community Foundation, and Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts; as Director for the Salina Community Theatre and Coronado Area Boy Scouts; as an Elder and Trustee of First Presbyterian Church; and as a Trustee of the Kansas State University Foundation, the Kansas State University — Salina Foundation, and the Salina Education Foundation. Sid has also been recognized as the 2016 inductee to the Salina Area Business Hall of Fame.
Sid is married to Susy Reitz and they have five adult children.