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The Hurst Group

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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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.

  • Gregory Hurst

    Gregory Hurst

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Gregory joined UBS from Paine Webber in 1999. As a Senior Vice President - Wealth Management, he is a regular presenter for UBS Wealth Management Speaker's Bureau. He mentors for UBS Partnering for Success Program and has served on the UBS Global Asset Management National Advisory Council. He was the SDC Foundation President from 1991-1998 and he has been involved in capital development and institutional investments since 1978. Gregory was a senior lecturer at Duke University and professor at Rutgers University, University of North Carolina and Tarkio College. He has a BS degree in finance from Miami University in Ohio, a MFA degree from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and attended Wharton School of Business Executive Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, Gregory serves on the Board of Directors, and the Finance Committee of Theatre Forward, NYC; and he hosts annually the UBS/Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable Luncheon. For The Wine and Food Society of New York, NYC, founded in 1934, he served as President from 2010-2015; and then Chairman from 2015-19. He is the WFSNY Cellar Master, a position he has held since 2017. He is a 2015 Recipient of Silver Medal, International Wine and Food Society for Outstanding Service. In addition, Gregory has served on The Rockefeller Foundation Task Force for the Arts, and has been President since 2001 of the University of North Carolina New Jersey Alumni Association.

    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is awarded annually in January or February and is based on information from June of the prior year to June of the award year. 

    • Miami University in Ohio, BS
    • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, MFA
      299 Park Avenue
      8th, 9th and 11th Floors
      New York, NY 10171
    • Sean Sampson

      Sean Sampson, CFP

      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

      Financial Advisor

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      With over 20 years of perfecting his business finance acumen, Schuyler Sampson has dedicated his entire professional life to preparing for his role as a leader in Wealth Management. Upon discovering his intense passion for guiding people to attain their financial goals, Schuyler focused his drive to be educated and certified as an expert in the field. After graduating from Hampton University magna cum laude with a BS in Accounting, Schuyler began his career at Ernst and Young LLP, where he spent three years as a senior auditor in their Asset Management Division. At EY, he audited various Hedge Fund and Mutual Fund Firms, while gaining immense knowledge of the industry as a whole.  During his tenure, he became a New York State Certified Public Accountant.  Then in 2003, Schuyler joined UBS Investment Bank with Principal Finance Credit Arbitrage and worked closely with front office traders. As a Business Unit Controller, he maintained their balance sheets and tracked their profit and loss from the respective portfolios. Backed with experience and motivation, in 2006 Schuyler transitioned into the Wealth Management Division of UBS as a Financial Advisor. In this role, he has cultivated a work ethic that supports his clients at all costs, through a conscientious and detailed oriented approach to service.  In 2010, Schuyler furthered his expertise by becoming a Certified Financial Planner. He prides himself on helping families develop comprehensive strategies to build, retain and transfer their wealth.

      Schuyler resides in Union, New Jersey with his wife, Yasmeen, and two sons Shane and Avery.  In his spare time, he coaches his sons Little League and Travel Basketball Teams.  Schuyler remains committed to coaching, mentoring and giving back through educating youth within various communities. 

        • Hampton University , magna cum laude with a BS degree in Accounting
        • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
        299 Park Avenue
        New York, NY 10171
      • Alexander Hurst

        Alexander Hurst

        Vice President–Wealth Management

        Financial Advisor

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        Alex has worked with the Hurst Group for the past decade. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he pursued a career in media and digital advertising, working for such brands as CNN, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone and Men's Journal before joining a personal finance start-up created as a joint venture between the Dow Jones and IAC. In 2010, he joined his father, Gregory Hurst, at UBS in order to expand the focus of the advisory services that the team had been providing to clients throughout his life in financial services.

        Alex became a financial advisor to help families, entrepreneurs and business owners save and grow more of their income with smart investments and comprehensive financial planning. The Hurst Group also has a deep connection to the arts that is bolstered by the commitment of UBS to philanthropic and cultural endeavors, such as Art Basel. Alex lives and works in New York City and sits on the Steering Committee for the Young Fellows of The Morgan Library.

          • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
            299 Park Avenue
            New York, NY 10171
          • Martha Wislocki

            Martha Wislocki

            Team Administrator

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            Martha joined UBS in February of 2014 as an intern with Private Wealth Management. She joined the team in June of 2014 after graduating from Iona College with a BBA in International Business and Finance. Her responsibilities at UBS include proactive client service, client development, operations and administration, asset and product research, as well as account maintenance and analysis. Martha holds securities licenses for Series 7 and Series 66. 

              • Iona College, BBA in International Business and Finance
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              • Lindsey Fowler

                Lindsey Fowler

                Client Associate

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                  Lindsey Fowler graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems. She first joined UBS in June of 2016 as an intern with Management. Two years later, she joined the team working full-time as a Client Service Associate. Her responsibilities include educating and servicing clients on account services, augmenting client experience, as well as providing operational and administrative support to the financial advisors.

                    • University of Delaware, B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems
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