A plan for today, tomorrow and generations to come

By understanding what’s most important to you, we can organize your financial life to help make sure your short-term needs don't cloud your long-term goals. We provide a structure so you clearly understand where your money is, and why. The plan we create together can help you stay focused at each stage of life, today, tomorrow and for future generations.

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Richard Ristau, CFP

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Richard joined UBS in 2001. He focuses on developing individualized investment, retirement and philanthopic strategies through comprehensive financial planning for our clients. Prior to joining UBS, Rich spent more than 10 years in the banking industry with American National Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of J.P. Morgan. He managed more than 100 institutional banking relationships, providing lending, operational and investment services. He then went on to serve as a consultant at KPMG. Rich earned a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an M.B.A in Finance from DePaul University. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP® ) and has a certificate in Family Wealth Advising from the Family Firm Institute. Rich volunteers with the People's Resource Center food bank and Sharing Connections furniture bank. He also coaches Little League in Western Springs, IL where he lives with his wife, Pamela, and their two sons. In the fall, Rich officiates NCAA Division I football.

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  • Played football at the University of Wisconsin
  • NCAA Football Official
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  • B.A. in History, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • M.B.A., Depaul


  • Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Wealth Advisor
One North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
  • (312) 525-4597

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What will your legacy be?
It’s never too early to plan ahead. A Legacy strategy can help you gain more control over your financial future and what you leave behind, so you can move forward with confidence.

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