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Daniel Pessy

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Dan began his career at UBS in December 1999, joining the Rimmel Mehaffey Pessy Wealth Consulting Group in August 2000. Using over 20 years of experience, Dan advises high-net worth individuals and business owners on wealth accumulation, preservation, and transfer strategies. His focus on financial and retirement planning, asset allocation analysis, and investment manager selection provides his clients with a full-service and holistic approach to wealth management. Dan also advises qualified retirement plans on plan design and fund selection, working closely with employers to provide a critical benefit to their employees.

Dan was named a Senior Portfolio Manager in the UBS Portfolio Management Program, allowing him to offer personalized, discretionary investment management to his clients. He has also completed the UBS Wealth Advisor Program, which educates exceptional advisors on connecting clients with the vast resources available at UBS and beyond.

Dan earned a B.S. in Finance and Investment Management from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is actively involved with his alma mater, as well as the American Cancer Society and various youth sports. Dan is an avid golfer, and enjoys travel, golf course architecture, and spending time with friends and family. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and two daughters.

Personal & Community

  • Hobbies: Spending time with family, Golf and Travel
  • Dan lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and two daughters
  • Community Involvement: Duquesne University, American Cancer Society, and various youth sports
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  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OH
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 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, 2023The 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.
  • Forbes America’s Top Wealth Management Teams, 2022The 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.

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  • B.S. Finance and Investment Management, Duquesne University


  • Senior Portfolio Manager
500 Grant Street
BNY Mellon Center
46th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • (412) 562-6837

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