Let's move forward. Together.

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Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? We recognize that a lasting relationship starts by listening and understanding your priorities and concerns. We'll work together to look at the big picture, discuss your vision for the future and help you confidently pursue your life goals.

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Nickolas Prieto, CFA, CFP, CRPS, CEPA

Account Vice President

Nick works with wealthy families and small business owners in the areas of financial planning, portfolio construction, and investment management.  He also helps privately held companies optimize and manage their retirement plans.  Prior to joining UBS, Nick was a Director at an independent investment management firm in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Nick earned an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. He is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst®) charterholder, a member of CFA Institute, a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM practitioner, a Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor®.

Nick lives in Walnut Creek with his wife, Megan, and their three children. On the weekend, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and binging Netflix while the kids are in bed.

Registered States:
  • CA
  • CO
  • IL
  • AZ
  • CT
  • FL
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • KS
  • NJ
  • NV
  • NY
  • OK
  • PA
  • TX
  • WA
  • WI
  • MA
  • KY
  • MI
  • MO
  • MT
  • OH
  • OR
  • SC
  • WY


  • University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance, Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
  • University of Kansas, Bachelor of Business Administration


  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor

Financial planning
Retirement planning
Corporate executives
Exit planning
401(k) plan services
Retirement Plan consulting
64 Willow Place
Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • (650) 289-7013

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Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

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    Stephen Rudolph, CFP®, CEPA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

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    James Orr, CPWA®, CEPA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

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    Larry Thomas, CEPA

    First Vice President–Wealth Management

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    Fritz Geibel

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

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    Colleen Erickson

    Team Administrator

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    Veronica Aquilina

    Client Service Associate

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A way forward

Understanding your life, your wealth and what you want to accomplish.

We ask the questions and find the answers that can help you explore and pursue your financial goals in the short term, long term or whatever your terms may be.

Let's talk about how we can help you plan for the life you want

Our approach incorporates Liquidity. Longevity. Legacy. strategies to assist clients in exploring and pursuing their wealth management needs and goals over different time frames. This approach is not a promise or guarantee that wealth, or any financial results, can or will be achieved. All investments involve the risk of loss, including the risk of loss of the entire investment.

Investment management

Investment management

Retirement planning

Retirement planning

Multigenerational planning

Multigenerational planning

Backed by the strength of UBS

A global leader in wealth management

$3.6 trillion

In invested assets globally UBS financial reporting year-end results 2019

51 countries

Our global footprint


UBS is the world's largest wealth manager1

1Scorpio Partnership’s “Global Private Banking Benchmark 2018” rank of global wealth managers by assets under management.