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  • Thomas Austin

    Thomas Austin

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    CA Insurance License Number 4038754

    Tom is a graduate of the State University of New York and the University of Nevada.  Tom began his career in financial services with Dean Witter in 1985.  He joined PaineWebber at the firm's Denver office in 1991, returning to his native Syracuse, NY with UBS in 2001.

    Tom specializes in wealth management planning for individuals and families, as well as small to mid-sized foundations, endowments and institutions.  Through careful assessment, detailed planning, and individually tailored strategies, he addresses the unique issues his clients face as they progress towards their goals.  Tom works with successful entrepreneurs and families to pursue their business transition, liquidity planning and other related wealth management goals.  Tom continues to work with entrepreneurs on their early-stage and exit planning goals and estate planning strategies. 

    Tom prides himself on being forward thinking and innovative.  He leverages his 35 years of experience to understand the complex markets and provide appropriate financial solutions.

    Tom resides in Cazenovia with his wife and son, where they enjoy various outdoor activities. He is active with his son's sports teams and has been involved in fundraising for F.A.N.A Adoption Group.

     

    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.

    • State University of New York
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    • Portfolio Manager
    • CA Insurance Number 4038787
    440 South Warren Street
    The Galleries, 6th Floor
    Syracuse, NY 13202
    thomas.austin@ubs.com
    Thomas Austin
    440 South Warren Street,Syracuse,NY,13202
  • Ryan Smith

    Ryan Smith, CRPC, CRPS

    Account Vice President

    Financial Advisor

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    CA Insurance License Number 4038787

    Ryan graduated from Hofstra University where he majored in business and legal studies, and continued his education at LeMoyne College.  He began his career in the financial services industry with UBS in Denver, CO before moving back to his home town of Syracuse.  When it comes to providing in-depth planning, research and implementing investment strategies, his background and education play a key role.  As a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM and Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM, he has studied pre- and post-retirement needs, wealth management, estate planning strategies and the overall retirement planning process.  Ryan also provides comprehensive consulting services to corporate retirement plans, for investment advice and tailoring education programs geared towards employees.

    Ryan is an active member of the Hofstra University Pride Club for men's lacrosse and volunteers around the Syracuse community for youth sports. He enjoys playing sports, fishing and hunting with family and friends.Lic# should be just below name and title

     

      • Hofstra University, Business and Legal Studies
      • LeMoyne College
      • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
      • Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠
      • Retirement Plan Consultant
      • CA Insurance Number 4038787
      440 South Warren Street
      The Galleries, 6th Floor
      Syracuse, NY 13202
      ryan.j.smith@ubs.com
      Ryan Smith, CRPC, CRPS
      440 South Warren Street,Syracuse,NY,13202
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      Dawn Frenza

      Senior Client Associate

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      Dawn has 14 years of financial services experience. Dawn offers the highest level of assistance to clients. She is responsible for opening new accounts, processing client requests and answering client questions pertaining to retirement plan strategies, IRA accounts and Wealth Outlook® reports. She earned her Bachelor's degree from LeMoyne College.    

            440 South Warren Street
            The Galleries, 6th Floor
            Syracuse, NY 13202
            dawn.frenza@ubs.com
            Dawn Frenza
            440 South Warren Street,Syracuse,NY,13202
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            Elizabeth Moynihan

            Client Associate

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                  440 South Warren Street
                  The Galleries, 6th Floor
                  Syracuse, NY 13202
                  elizabeth.moynihan@ubs.com
                  Elizabeth Moynihan
                  440 South Warren Street,Syracuse,NY,13202

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