Retirement planning. It's about time.

No matter what your age, or where you are on your planning journey, we can help steer you down the right path toward retirement. We will work with you to build the foundation of your plan. Over time, as life or market circumstances change, we will work with you to adjust your plan where and when needed. When it comes to retirement planning, it's never too early to start.

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Richard W. Kite

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

I have resided in the desert for over 55 years and started my financial career in 1968. I currently manage over $225 million in assets at UBS and have been providing superior client service to desert residents specializing in retirement planning and tax-free bonds.

Personal & Community

  • Councilman - City of Rancho Mirage, California
  • Coachella Valley Association of Governments, Chariman
  • League of California Cities, President
  • Past Pres. Board of Directors - Cove Communities Joslyn Center
  • Past Pres. Board of Directors - Family YMCA of the Desert
Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • FL
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • KS
  • MO
  • MT
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • SC
  • TX
  • WA


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Graduated University of Calif. Berkeley
75-280 Highway 111
Indian Wells, CA 92210
  • (760) 636-7222

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