Experience

Makes all the difference

Our team of professionals distinguishes itself with both financial experience and personal service. We strive to earn your loyalty through hard work, the right advice and a dedication to developing long-term relationships.

Douglas Braff

Managing Director–Wealth Management

Private Wealth Advisor

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Management Teams, 2021, 2022, 2023The Barron's rating is awarded annually in April based on information from the prior year Q4.
  • Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2010, 2012, 2013The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
  • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
    The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
  • Barron's Top 100 Financial Advisors, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023The Barron's rating is awarded annually in April and is based on information from the prior year Q4.
  • Forbes America’s Top Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in November based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
  • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2018The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12 month period ending March of the prior year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. Economics and Business Administration

Credentials

  • Private Wealth Advisor
  • Corporate Stock Benefit Consultant
525 Okeechobee Blvd.
Suite 1500
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Douglas Coughlin, CFP

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Private Wealth Advisor

Doug has been with the firm his entire career, where he attained the Private Wealth Advisor designation. He holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) certification.

Doug is also an Investment Management Consultant with a focus on retirement planning, allocation strategies, cash flow analysis and executing estate planning strategies for individuals as well as corporations. His corporate clients have included well known industry leaders.

Doug is a supporter of No Greater Sacrifice and a mentor to military veterans transitioning from active duty to Wall Street through a program sponsored by American Corporate Partners. In his spare time, Doug volunteers as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Academy of Our Lady in Glen Rock, NJ. He also sits on the board of the Academy of Our Lady Fathers Guild and is a board member for the Archdiocese of Newark Pension. He resides in Glen Rock, NJ with his wife, Maureen, and their four children.

Doug graduated from Villanova University in 1991 with a BA in Economics and a minor in English.

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Management Teams, 2021, 2022, 2023The Barron's rating is awarded annually in April based on information from the prior year Q4.
  • Forbes America’s Top Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in November based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12 month period ending March of the prior year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • Villanova University, B.A. Economics, Minor in English

Credentials

  • Private Wealth Advisor
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
  • Corporate Stock Benefit Consultant
  • Retirement Plan Consultant
1285 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY 10019

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Kelly Ganz, CFP, CIMA

Vice President–Wealth Management

Private Wealth Advisor

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Management Teams, 2021, 2022, 2023The Barron's rating is awarded annually in April based on information from the prior year Q4.
  • Forbes America’s Top Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in November based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12 month period ending March of the prior year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • Fordham University, M.B.A.
  • Villanova University, B.A. Communications, Minor in Business Administration

Credentials

  • Private Wealth Advisor
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
  • Corporate Stock Benefit Consultant
1285 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY 10019

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Patrick R. DiSimone, CFP

Account Vice President

Financial Advisor

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Forbes America’s Top Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in November based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12 month period ending March of the prior year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • Rutgers University, B.A. Economics, Minor in Philosophy

Credentials

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
  • Corporate Stock Benefit Consultant
1285 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY 10019

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