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At times, the complexity of today’s global economy may feel overwhelming. Whether you’re a working professional who is building wealth, a successful executive or business owner contemplating your next act, or the head of a multigenerational family looking to preserve your family’s future—you have questions. You expect clear answers from an advisor with worldwide experience who understands you, your family and your community.


Our highly credentialed team offers the thoughtful perspective and proactive service your family needs to help meet their goals. With a team of advisors spanning decades of experience, we strive, relentlessly, to make sure you feel well taken care of. By putting financial planning at the core of everything we do, we offer the capabilities to help you, your business and your family unlock opportunity, preserve wealth and create continuity.

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  • Edward-Caufield

    Edward Caufield

    Executive Director

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    • FL
    • GA
    • HI
    • KY
    • LA
    • MA
    • MD
    • ME
    • MI
    • NC
    • NJ
    • NV
    • NY
    • OR
    • PA
    • RI
    • TX

    For more than 30 years, Ed has been committed to providing comprehensive wealth management through every kind of market cycle. Many of his clients have been with him his entire career, valuing his commitment to developing steady, trusted relationships that span generations. Courteous and responsive, Ed is appreciated by his clients for his knowledge, experience and understanding.

     Before entering the financial services industry, Ed built a successful marine biology research business against considerable odds. He brings this tenacity to his career as a financial advisor. Ed first joined Shearson American Express in 1984 where he was promoted to Fixed Income Specialist. In 1991 he joined PaineWebber as a Financial Advisor, which later became UBS.

     A graduate of Rutgers University with a B.S. in biology, Ed went on to earn his M.B.A. in financial management from Pace University. He holds the Series 3, 7, 8, 63 and 65 securities licenses, as well as NY life and health insurance licenses. Ed has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations and is an active supporter of the Orient community on Long Island. He and his wife, Janice, have raised four children and happily await the arrival of their sixth grandchild.

      • Rutgers University, B.S. Biology
      • Pace University, M.B.A. Financial Management
        Exit planning
        Custom portfolios
        Sustainable investing
        Women investors
        58 South Service Road
        Suite 310
        Melville, NY 11747
      • Chris-Caufield

        Christopher "Chris" Caufield

        Vice President–Wealth Management

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        Since beginning his financial services career in 1999, Chris has been instilling a high level of confidence in his clients through rigorous financial planning, customized investment management and committed service. He does this by getting to know each client’s needs, wishes and concerns on a deep level. Chris primarily handles the maintenance of individual client portfolios, trade executions, investment research and monitoring. 

        Before entering the financial services industry, Chris was a hydro-geologist and he brings this scientific acumen to investment analysis, portfolio design and financial planning. He has spent his entire financial services career with UBS and predecessor firm PaineWebber. Chris holds the Series 7, 31, 63 and 65 securities licenses as well as his NY life insurance licenses. 

        Chris is a graduate of Hunter College with a B.A. in geology. He coaches PTO basketball and volunteers with both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts programs as well as his local Historical Society for Sound Beach on Long Island where he lives with his family. Chris and his wife, Morgan, have a daughter and a son.

          • Hunter College, B.A. Geology
            58 South Service Road
            Suite 310
            Melville, NY 11747
          • Ken-Caufield

            Kenneth "Ken" Caufield

            Account Vice President

            Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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            • FL
            • NC
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            Ken is a second-generation Financial Advisor, joining his father and his uncle in the practice in 2010. As the lead financial planner, Ken stays on top of all current planning trends and focuses on multigenerational strategies, specifically as they relate to clients’ children and grandchildren. Appreciated for his common-sense approach, Ken makes sure clients understand and fully agree with all recommendations before putting their plan into action.

            Prior to joining the family team, Ken worked as a Branch Analyst in UBS’s Garden City office. This position gave him invaluable experience working with top advisors in the development of financial plans, researching mutual funds, building custom portfolios and analyzing money managers. Ken holds the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses as well as his NY life and health insurance licenses.

            Ken is a graduate of Lake Forest College with a B.A. in business administration. He lives in Long Island City and enjoys the outdoors, hiking, snowboarding, exploring and traveling.

              • Lake Forest College, B.A. Business Administration
                58 South Service Road
                Suite 310
                Melville, NY 11747

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