EX-32.1 10 exhibit321sox2017.htm EXHIBIT 32.1 Exhibit
Exhibit 32.1

CERTIFICATIONS
SARBANES-OXLEY ACT SECTION 906

Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, the undersigned Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Wintrust Financial Corporation (“the Company”) certify, on the basis of such officers’ knowledge and belief that:


(1)
The Annual Report of the Company on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 28, 2018, (the “Report”) fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

(2)
The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

/s/ EDWARD J. WEHMER
Name:
Edward J. Wehmer
Title:
President and Chief Executive Officer
Date:
February 28, 2018

/s/ DAVID L. STOEHR
Name:
David L. Stoehr
Title:
Executive Vice President and
   Chief Financial Officer
Date:
February 28, 2018

A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to the Company and will be retained by the Company and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission upon request. This certification accompanies the Report and shall not be treated as having been filed as part of this Report.