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James Rimmel

Managing Director–Wealth Management

Jim joined UBS in 1997 and has since acquired many accreditations and awards (please refer to the Recognition and Education section). He focuses on high net worth individuals, business owners, retirement plans, asset allocation strategies and complex financial planning strategies. 

Jim holds the Series 7, 31, 63 and 65 securities licenses and his insurance license. He earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in strategic planning and finance from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. Jim graduated with a B.S. in business and a minor in history from Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Jim is an active member of the local community, currently serving on the board of the Pittsburgh Symphony. Jim has previously served on boards of the Longue Vue Club, the Coalition for Christian Outreach and Beverly Heights Presbyterian Church. Jim lives in Mount Lebanon with his wife, Erin, and their two daughters. He enjoys spending time traveling with his family and playing golf.

Registered States:
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • NC
  • ND
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV

  • Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2009, 2010, 2011, 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, 2015, 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. 
  • Forbes America's Top 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.
  • 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.
  • Forbes America’s Top Wealth Management Teams, 2022, 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.

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

  • M.B.A. with a concentration in Strategic Planning and Finance, University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • B.S. Business with a Minor in History, Miami University of Ohio

Credentials

  • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
  • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
  • Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist
500 Grant Street
BNY Mellon Center
46th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • (412) 562-6875

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