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Bridgeway Private Wealth Partners is a cross-coastal international wealth management team that focuses on helping high net worth/ultra-high net worth individuals and families to manage their complex financial needs across the globe. We deliver a fully integrated set of products and services specifically designed to address the needs of US domestic and international clients.

For each client relationship, we take the time to understand the complexities and challenges that can arise when managing their family & businesses' finances as well as aim to provide comprehensive solutions tailored to each client's unique circumstances.

Our specialties include:

  • Customized portfolio management, access to an open architecture investment platform
  • Trust & estate planning, preimmigration planning, pre-IPO planning
  • Tailored lending, structured lending, securities banked lending
  • Family advisory, art advisory, philanthropy services

 

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We are here to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. We concentrate on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service. You can rely on our personalized advice, first-class solutions, and extensive wealth management experience.

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    Pauline Chu

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    International Private Wealth Advisor

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    • CA
    • DE
    • FL
    • GA
    • IL
    • NY
    • TX
    • WA

    Pauline is an International Private Wealth Advisor based in San Francisco specializing in serving high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals from Asia. She focuses in assisting clients, including non-US persons and US expats, who prefer to book their assets in the United States. The majority of her clients are from Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, and the Philippines, with a noteworthy presence in the US domestic market across different states.

    As an International Private Wealth Advisor who serves across multiple jurisdictions, Pauline possesses invaluable expertise in providing US-compliant investment strategies. She adeptly handles cross-border tax considerations and ensuring tax-efficient solutions for US taxpayers. Pauline places great importance on building long-lasting, multi-generational relationships based on trust and exceptional client service, treating each client as if they were her own family. Consequently, she has expanded her relationships and earned the trust of not only the initial clients but also their second and even third generations, as well as their relatives and friends.

    Pauline embarked on her journey with UBS in March 2001, amassing extensive experience and knowledge at UBS AG and UBS Financial Services. By attentively listening to her clients' needs, she offers personalized wealth management advice, services, and solutions tailored to meet their unique requirements and those of their families. More than 70% of her clients entrust their investments to a tailor-made discretionary portfolios managed by either UBS or third-party managers. Pauline frequently travels to Asia, visiting clients four to five times a year. She is fluent in English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Mandarin).

    Licenses and credentials:

    - UBS Pinnacle Council member, 2020, 2021

    - UBS Chairman Council member, 2019, 2022, 2023

    - Series 7 and 66 securities licenses

    • Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 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 Women Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.

    • San Francisco State University, B.S. in Business Administration concentration in Finance and Accounting
    • International Private Wealth Advisor
    555 California Street
    32nd/ 34th /46th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94104
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    Andrew Tse

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    International Private Wealth Advisor

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    • CA
    • CT
    • FL
    • MA
    • MD
    • MI
    • NH
    • NJ
    • NV
    • NY
    • OH
    • PA
    • UT
    • WA

    As an International Private Wealth Advisor, Andrew provides customized wealth management advice and personalized service to his clients. He aims to establish enduring relationships with his clients, positioning himself as their trusted wealth advisor, someone who will always put their best interests as priorities. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese).

    Andrew delivers comprehensive wealth management and focus on these areas:

    • Portfolio construction
    • Discretionary portfolio management
    • Tactical trading and cash management
    • Trust and estate planning

    Andrew began his career in the financial services industry in 1999. He joined UBS Financial Services in June 2014, following a successful tenure at JPMorgan Private Bank in New York City. During his 15 years at JPMorgan, he held the position of Executive Director, with a primary focus on investments.

    While at JPMorgan, Andrew initially started as a sales trader within the Global Investment Opportunities group. In that role, he worked very closely with sophisticated clients who tend to focused more on absolute returns through tactical trading across asset classes as well as advisory services. Recognizing his expertise and contributions, he was later promoted to oversee JPMorgan Asia Private Bank's Investments business in the US. In this capacity, he managed a team of investment professionals servicing ultra-high net worth and high net worth clients, both domestic and international.

    Licenses and credentials:

    - Andrew is currently serving as the course associate at Columbia University for the Investments class

    - Series 7, 63, and 65 securities licenses

    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 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.

    • Columbia University, Master's in Wealth Management
    • Binghamton University, B.S. in Accounting
    • International Private Wealth Advisor
    1285 Avenue Of The Americas
    New York, NY 10019
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    Henry Chan

    First Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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      As a Financial Advisor, Henry collaborates with clients to develop investment plans that align with their significant life goals while achieving a balance between growth and preservation of wealth over time. Throughout his professional journey, he has placed great emphasis on cultivating strong relationships with both internal partners, such as UBS Asset Management and UBS Investment Bank, as well as external asset manager partners. These relationships enable knowledge sharing and enhance the ability to deliver comprehensive solutions to clients.

      By fostering these relationships, Henry ensures that investment ideas and strategies are anchored in timely research insights and trends from across the platform. He conducts thorough analysis and considering various factors such as risk tolerance, investment goals, and time horizon. This approach allows him to provide comprehensive tailored solutions to clients, helping them achieve their unique wealth management needs and preferences. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).

      Prior to transitioning to his role as a Financial Advisor in April 2023, Henry held various positions within UBS since he joined in 2016. He served as a Director and Sales Manager within the International Sales & Business Development team. In this role, his primary responsibilities included developing and implementing effective sales strategies to drive business growth. Prior to that, he managed the operations team for the Pacific International office in San Francisco. His responsibilities encompassed various operational aspects such as compliance, risk management, client onboarding, and other operational related functions.

      Licenses and credentials:

      - Member of GWM DI Key Talents program

      - Series 7, 9, 10, 63, and 66 securities licenses

        • San Francisco State University, B.S. in Business Administration concentration in Accounting
          1285 Avenue Of The Americas
          New York, NY 10019
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          Pontus Cavefors-Svensson

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            Pontus has been a Private Banker in Singapore for more than 12 years. Advising clients across Southeast Asia, China, Middle East and Europe. Via his personal, straight-forward approach, combined with consistent integrity and competence he has built a strong relationship with his clients across the globe. An academic background in Economics, a keen interest in current affairs and the financial markets has made him the trusted advisor for his clients. Providing guidance and holistic wealth management solutions spanning across multiple fields.

            Pontus joined the banking industry in July 2011. He has been with UBS Singapore branch since October 2018. Prior to that he worked in Singapore at Nordea Bank Private Banking and Bank of Singapore. Pontus moved from UBS Singapore to UBS New York International team in October 2023, covering global clients and families, often with a connection to APAC. He is an International Financial Advisor with UBS.

              • National University of Singapore, Master's
              • Lund University, Master's
              • Lund University, Bachelor's
                1285 Avenue Of The Americas
                New York, NY 10019
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                Ben Zhang

                Financial Advisor

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                • CA
                • NY
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                Ben is an International Financial Advisor with UBS. He focuses mainly with High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth Clients in the United States and APAC markets.

                Prior to joining UBS in 2021, Ben spent several years working with several Asian based family offices and institutions developing their private equity platforms. From 2014-2018, Ben served as a Special Assistant in the Office of the Governor of Pennsylvania. In this role, he led the Commonwealth's transportation investment initiatives and served as the Governor's liaison to the Philadelphia business community. He resides in Tribeca, New York with his wife and two kids and is an avid golfer.

                Licenses and credentials:

                - Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 7, and 66 securities licenses

                  • Harvard University, Master's
                  • Georgetown University, Bachelor's
                    1285 Avenue Of The Americas
                    New York, NY 10019
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                    Simon Shen

                    Executive Director

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                      Simon is responsible for the development and delivery of strategic and tactical solutions for Asian ultra high net worth individuals and families in the areas of international estate and tax planning, international trusts and companies structuring, and integration of international and domestic financial planning products. He is fluent in English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Mandarin).

                      Prior to joining UBS in 2014, Simon was in private practice focusing on domestic estate planning for U.S. families as well as global estate planning for U.S., foreign and multinational families. Previously, he served as a Senior Vice President at Bank of America International Private Bank in the Wealth Management Consulting/Wealth Strategy group and was a Senior Vice President at Banco Santander International, serving as the bank’s Wealth Planning Advisor to the Asian Region. Prior to Simon’s association with the private banking industry, he was a partner in the estate planning group of King & Wood, LLP, and an attorney at Hsu & Shen, LLP (formerly known as American Trust Institute).

                      Affiliations:
                      Simon is a Member of the State Bar of California, Member of the Law Society of Hong Kong, Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and Member of the Department of Planned Gifting of Stanford University. Simon is licensed to practice law in California and in Hong Kong. Simon is a certified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) of the United Kingdom.

                        • University of San Francisco School of Law, Juris Doctor
                          555 California Street
                          32nd/ 34th /46th Floor
                          San Francisco, CA 94104
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                          Eric Zhou

                          Authorized Officer

                          Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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                          • CA
                          • CT
                          • FL
                          • HI
                          • IL
                          • MA
                          • MD
                          • MI
                          • NH
                          • NJ
                          • NV
                          • NY
                          • OH
                          • PA
                          • TX
                          • UT
                          • WA

                          Eric is a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate/Authorized Officer with UBS International. He plays a crucial role in working closely with clients to execute daily security trades and implement investment strategies in line with their objectives. Leveraging his extensive experience, he collaborates with Financial Advisors to identify and tailored services that meet the specific needs of international clients, assisting them in achieving their financial goals.

                          Furthermore, Eric ensures that clients' investment portfolios remain aligned with their long-term vision through ongoing monitoring and periodic rebalancing. This involves continuously assessing the performance of investments, analyzing market trends, and making adjustments as necessary to maintain the desired asset allocation and risk profile. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese).

                          Eric joined UBS International in 2013. Prior to joining UBS, he was a Management Associate at Citibank - Citigold International Division where he focused on managing APAC clients banking and investment needs in the US. Prior to Citibank, Eric served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve with 1 tour in support of OIF.

                          Licenses and credentials:

                          - Series 7, 9, 10, and 66 securities licenses

                            • Golden Gate University, Master's
                            • San Francisco State University, Bachelor of Science
                              555 California Street
                              32nd/ 34th /46th Floor
                              San Francisco, CA 94104
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                              Sandy Chan

                              Authorized Officer

                              Client Associate

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                              • CA
                              • DE
                              • FL
                              • GA
                              • IL
                              • NY
                              • TX
                              • WA

                              Sandy is a Senior Registered Client Associate/Authorized Officer with UBS responsible for providing operational, analytical, and administrative supports to our signature team – Bridgeway Private Wealth Partners. She is committed to building lasting relationships with each client and takes pride in responding to client requests and working with the team to address their needs, no matter how small or complex. She is fluent in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).

                              Sandy joined UBS AG in September 2013; and transited to UBS Financial Services in July 2019 with her team. She is dedicated to providing client experience excellence to ultra-high net worth clients; and to delivering exceptional execution supports to her team.

                              Licenses and credentials:

                              - Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities licenses

                              - California Life and Health Insurance licenses

                                • University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor's
                                  555 California Street
                                  32nd/ 34th /46th Floor
                                  San Francisco, CA 94104
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                                  Rachel Huo

                                  Client Associate

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                                    Rachel is a Registered Client Associate with UBS. She is dedicated to provide holistic investment service to high net worth clients. She leverages her experience as an Investment Advisor and Client Associate to help client identify their investment needs and navigate through different market conditions. She also obtains extensive knowledge in portfolio management and investment product analysis in both US and Chinese markets.

                                    Rachel joined UBS in April 2023. Prior to joining UBS, she was an Investment Advisor at CICC Wealth Management in Shanghai, and previously worked as a Client Associate at Merrill Lynch in Santa Barbara.

                                    Licenses and credentials:

                                    - Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 7, and 66 securities licenses

                                      • China Europe International Business School, M.B.A.
                                      • Westmont College, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
                                      • London Business School, Masters in Finance, exchange scholar
                                        555 California Street
                                        32nd/ 34th /46th Floor
                                        San Francisco, CA 94104
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                                        Jesse Mo

                                        Client Associate

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                                          Jesse is a Registered Client Associate with UBS. He works diligently with the Financial Advisor team to bring optimized solutions to address the unique investment objectives from clients.

                                          Jesse joined UBS in April 2023. Prior to joining UBS, he was a Sales and Trading Summer Analyst at Barclays Investment Bank in New York where he specialized in structured equities and derivative products. Prior to Barclays, he has had several internship experiences throughout his undergraduate years, where he worked at asset management, private equity, and management consulting firms.

                                          Licenses and credentials:

                                          - Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 7, and 66 securities licenses

                                            • University of Southern California, B.S. in Business Administration with emphasis in finance
                                              555 California Street
                                              32nd/ 34th /46th Floor
                                              San Francisco, CA 94104

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