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Mathew James Rustad

First Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Matt is a Vice President - Wealth Management within UBS Financial Services Inc.  Matt and his team provide comprehensive, consultative investment planning and wealth management services to affluent families and institutions.  Prior to joining UBS in 2009, Matt was a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch where he served his clients since 1998. 

Born and raised in Fargo, Matt attended North Dakota State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.  During his time at NDSU, Matt was a member of the NDSU Football Team assisting in the 1991, 1992, 1994 North Central Conference Championships. 

Drawing from his 20 years of experience in providing a comprehensive perspective in wealth management, Matt is disciplined in developing customized investment strategies for high-net-worth clients.  He specializes in providing investment advice that often involves tax efficient investing, wealth transfer strategies, and retirement planning.  As your financial advisor, Matt will work to manage your significant life changes by offering solutions that focus on the short and long term outcomes of your collective decision making.

Matt lives in Fargo. He enjoys visiting his daughter at the University of Minnesota, attending Bison Football games, a good round of golf, and spending time with family at their lake home in Minnesota.

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CO
  • FL
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • KS
  • KY
  • MA
  • MN
  • MT
  • ND
  • NE
  • NV
  • NY
  • PA
  • SD
  • TX
  • UT
  • WA
  • WI


  • B.S. Business Administration, North Dakota State University
51 Broadway
Fargo, ND 58102
  • (701) 476-3346

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