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Successful families, business owners and corporate executives need sophisticated wealth solutions in a concise and actionable format. At Park View Partners, we help you manage the complexities of wealth, no matter where you are in life. For our team of highly credentialed financial advisors, financial planning is our starting point. After we have a comprehensive plan in place, we believe in “going deeper” to understand every facet of your financial life. Our clients count on us to execute on every aspect of their financial plan through every type of market environment.

Guiding multiple generations of families, our clients often choose to work with us for the long term. Whether it’s helping pre-retirees to plan and prepare for the retirement they’ve earned, working with corporate executives to navigate highly concentrated positions or managing complex compensation issues for executives, our clients value our expertise and deep understanding of their specialized needs.

We work with you to craft a financial plan focused on your life’s goals. From there, we work together on solutions that are guided by advice you can trust.

- Park View Partners

Why work with us?

We’re a boutique practice offering family office-type services. Our team of highly credentialed professionals holds these advanced designations: CFA, ChSNC, ChFC, CLTC. With our access to the global resources of UBS, one of the world’s largest wealth managers, we offer you the firm’s broader perspective and insights. Located in the UBS New York City headquarters, we have access to the firm’s thought leaders and decision-makers.

  • Daniel Collins

    Daniel Collins, CFP, ChFC, CLTC, ChSNC

    Financial Advisor

    CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

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    With over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry, Dan brings a seasoned approach to the planning process and prides himself on getting clients to take action toward their goals. Over the years, Dan has created a streamlined process that integrates all aspects of a client's financial strategy, including; retirement planning, business succession, risk management, tax and estate planning, investment strategy, college planning, and philanthropy. Dan also specializes in working with clients who have had recent wealth creation events, as well as planning for those with special needs.

    Prior to joining UBS, Dan served as the Director of Financial Planning at WealthEdge for three years overseeing the day to day operations of the Financial Planning department and advising clients on their overall financial strategy. Prior to joining WealthEdge, Dan advised clients at two independent wealth management firms as well as Deutsche Bank Private Bank and JPMorgan Chase Private Bank.

    Dan graduated from Baruch College with a dual major in Business Management and American History.

    In addition to his CFP® designation, Dan's holds the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC®). Dan also holds the Chartered Special Needs Consultant™ (ChSNC®) designation and helps clients navigate the complex special needs planning process.

     

    CA Ins License: 0L09775

    • 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.

    • Baruch College, Business Management
    • Baruch College, American History
    • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
    • Chartered Special Needs Consultant
    • Chartered Financial Consultant
    1285 Avenue Of The Americas
    New York, NY 10019
  • Joseph Condon

    Joseph Condon, CFP

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Joe has spent his entire career helping families achieve financial success. Joe's philosophy has always been to simplify the financial lives of his clients while providing the most sophisticated and comprehensive strategies. With over 10 years as a CFP® Professional, Joe has expertise in a broad range of topics, including retirement planning, investment strategy, advanced wealth transfer, tax optimization, risk mitigation, executive compensation and philanthropy.

    Prior to joining UBS, Joe served as the Director of Financial Planning at Lenox Advisors. In this role, he managed a team of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERS™, led the creation of intellectual capital for the firm, served on the financial planning committee, and most importantly, worked directly with individual clients on their overall wealth management strategy.

    Joe graduated Cum Laude from University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a degree in Finance and Operations Management. Joe holds the Certified Financial Planner Designation, Life & Health Insurance Licenses, and Series 7 and 63 Licenses and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of New York City.

     

    CA Ins License: 0K99507

    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2019The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award 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.

    • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Finance and Operations Management, Cum Laude
    • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
    1285 Avenue Of The Americas
    New York, NY 10019
  • Nicholas Denefrio

    Nicholas Denefrio, CFA, CFP

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Nick has spent his entire career working in private wealth management, bringing years of experience in advising clients on all aspects of their financial lives.  As a Senior Portfolio Manager at UBS, Nick oversees portfolio construction and ongoing investment management for clients, which includes manager/strategy review, tactical rebalances, holdings analysis, tax analysis, and making sure client portfolios are reflective of their wishes for risk and return.  In this process, Nick firmly believes in the importance of proper asset allocation, optimizing tax efficiency, and keeping portfolio fees to a minimum.

     

    Prior to joining UBS, Nick served as Senior Vice President at Lenox Advisors where he served amongst the leadership team within the private wealth management division.  He joined the firm in 2009 and was responsible for overseeing many of the firm's most trusted relationships as an investment advisor.  Prior to Lenox, Nick began his career in 2006 at Goldman Sachs' The Ayco Company, where his group focused on investment management for C-suite executives and high net worth families.  Nick graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and Political Science.  Nick holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® and the CFP® designations, as well as FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses, and Life & Health Insurance licenses.  Throughout his career, Nick has been quoted in the financial media for his expert opinion.

     

    Away from the office, Nick is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and serves on their Private Wealth Management Committee.  Additionally, Nick serves on the investment committee for St. Ignatius Loyola Parish of New York City, is a member of the  Cardinal's Appeal Leadership Committee, and volunteers as a mentor for American Corporate Partners, a program that helps veterans transition into the civilian workforce.

     

    CA Ins License: 0K98789

     

    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award 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.

    • Bucknell University, B.A., Economics, and Political Science
    • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
    • Chartered Financial Analyst®
    • Senior Portfolio Manager
    1285 Avenue Of The Americas
    New York, NY 10019
  • Matthew Strathearn

    Matthew Strathearn, CFA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    With over 20 years of experience working with high net worth families and individuals, Matthew is keenly aware of the multitude of factors it takes to develop a proper investment mandate and keep clients focused on long-term results. Over the years, Matthew has found several factors that contribute to portfolio results: keeping fees low, minimizing taxes, and helping clients avoid behavioral mistakes that veer them off track. His philosophy keeps clients focused on the big picture of their overall asset allocation and helps them navigate between what matters versus market noise.

    Prior to joining UBS, Matthew was a Vice President within the Private Wealth Management group at Lenox Advisors where he served on the Investment Committee helping to monitor market trends and set firm-wide asset allocation guidelines, in addition to managing many of the firm's most significant client relationships. Before joining Lenox, he was a financial analyst at Jackson, Grant Investment Advisors in Stamford, CT.

    Matthew graduated Cum Laude from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Investments and Markets. He is a member of the CFA Society New York and also sits on the UBS 1285 Financial Advisors Council.  He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation as well as FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 registrations and Life & Health Insurance licenses.

     

    CA Ins License: 0L03258

    • 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.

    • Western Connecticut State University, Business Administration in Financial Investments and Markets
    • Chartered Financial Analyst®
    • Senior Portfolio Manager
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    New York, NY 10019
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    Matthew Santini

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Matt brings his market, investment, and wealth management experience to his clients at UBS.  As a Portfolio Manager,  Matt and his team construct portfolios and provide subsequent advice that is a reflection of a family’s unique goals.  Risk mitigation, tax optimization, and fee efficiency are integral factors for portfolio allocations.   Utilizing the entire UBS infrastructure, Matt will help families navigate multi-generational wealth transfer, large liquidity events, business structure and sale, concentrated stock optionality, and tailored asset based loans.

    Matt’s career in financial services started almost 20 years ago at Citigroup. From there, he has held senior portfolio management and strategy rolls at Milestone Capital, CLS Investments, and Lenox Advisors.  Matt has an Economics degree from Rollins College and holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses as well as his Life & Health Insurance licenses . He is a former investment committee member of the United Way of Greenwich.  In his spare time, Matt enjoys golf and sailing.  He currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and two children.

    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 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.

    • Rollins College, Economics
    • Senior Portfolio Manager
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  •  Adam Thornton

    Adam Thornton

    Authorized Officer

    Team Administrator

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    Adam has spent his 15 year financial services career in wealth management, specifically investment operations, where he has worked exclusively with high net worth and ultra-high net worth families. At Park View Partners, Adam is in charge of overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations for our clients wealth management needs.  From trade execution and distribution requests to paperwork administration and compliance interfacing,

    Adam is an integral part of the client experience for our team and is highly regarded for his client service skills.  Additionally, he also works closely with outside accountants and attorneys to handle those specific needs as they arise, delivering a seamless experience for clients. Prior to working at UBS, Adam worked at Lenox Advisors Inc. as the Private Wealth Management Operations Manager. He was responsible for leading a team of six associates across four regional offices and supporting nearly 100 Relationship Managers. He earned his BS in Finance and Insurance from Northeastern University. He also holds the FINRA Series 7 and 66 Registrations and Life & Health Insurance Licenses.

      • Northeastern University, B.S. Finance and Insurance
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      • Will McD

        William McDonough

        Client Associate

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          Will delivers ongoing administrative and operational client service, such as new client orientation and onboarding, account maintenance and client requests. His responsibilities include executing requests for capital and processing transfers to ensure their needs are fulfilled in a timely and organized manner.

          Prior to joining UBS, Will held the position of Senior Asset Management Associate at Lenox Advisors. Supporting 75 Relationship Managers and over 200 clients, he brings with him 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, providing high level client support and cultivating close client relationships with high net worth families and individuals.

          Will graduated from Fordham University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He currently resides in Stamford, CT with his wife Madeline. They enjoy spending time with friends and family. He is an avid golfer and a proud shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.

            • Fordham University, B.S. in Finance
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              Ashley Weingardt

              Client Associate

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                Ashley is responsible for organizing client meetings and events, along with facilitating account related services and documents. She works to anticipate client needs and help put them in touch with the appropriate team member.

                Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Mexico with an emphasis in Theater and Dance. Creativity and collaboration were among the most important skills she honed, and both remain core tenets of her approach to generating ideas and building solutions. After nearly a decade working in hospitality, she garnered sharp intuition for the needs of others and enthusiasm for detailed and personalized service. 

                Away from the office, Ashley is an environmentalist, dedicating much of her free time to learning what small actions will create the biggest impacts. She is also a passionate home cook, borrowing many secrets from chef’s she’s worked with.

                  • University of New Mexico, B. A. Theater and Dance: 2009 - 2013
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                  • Jose Gratereaux

                    Jose Gratereaux

                    Client Associate

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                      Jose is a Client Service Associate providing operational support for the team. His areas of focus include preparing account reviews, new client onboarding, account maintenance, and money movement/transfers. Jose joins us as an additional point of contact for all client needs.

                      Prior to joining Park View Partners, Jose worked with the Home Office Operations team within UBS, where he was a dedicated specialist known for delivering tailored solutions with a focus on optimizing efficiency. He has two years of hands-on experience across the various UBS divisions.

                      As a finance graduate from Montclair University, Jose combines his academic foundation with real-world insights to excel in the dynamic field of financial operations. Jose thrives in fast-paced environments, with sharp attention to detail and a passion for problem-solving.

                      Outside of work, Jose is a sports enthusiast who also has a deep appreciation for art and culture. He frequently visits New York's many museums, and nature calls to him as well. He enjoys long hikes, connecting with the outdoors, and embarking on adventurous journeys.

                        • Montclair University, B. A. Finance: 2016 - 2020
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                        A focus on personalized access and service

                        Working with diverse clients with specific needs, our team sees it as our top responsibility to understand each aspect of your unique and often complicated financial life.

                        The first call you make

                        Quarterbacking the process

                        For most of our clients, we look to be the single point of contact— the one and only call for anything related to their financial life. We act as the financial quarterback, working in concert with your other trusted professionals, so you can feel confident about your whole financial picture. 

                        Many clients simply don’t have the time to build their own team of external advisors and look to us for support. Because our team has strong relationships with an array of experts, both within and outside of UBS, we collaborate with an extended network of professionals and leverage their perspectives for your needs.

                        Planning-based approach

                        Tailored investment solutions

                        Long-lasting relationships

                        Managing wealth is our craft

                        We’re committed to understanding what wealth means for you.

                        At UBS, excellence comes from nurturing the best of our heritage, mastering the details and delivering the expertise you need to turn your financial vision into a reality. The result? Financial advice that is finely crafted for what matters most to you.

                        Backed by the strength of UBS

                        A global leader in wealth management

                        $5+ trillion

                        In invested assets globally 
                        As of 11/07/2023

                        51 countries

                        Our global footprint

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