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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.

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    John Neff III, PMP

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • AZ
    • CA
    • CO
    • DC
    • FL
    • GA
    • HI
    • IL
    • KS
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    • MS
    • MT
    • NC
    • NY
    • OH
    • OK
    • PA
    • TN
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    • WV

    A native Austinite and University of Texas finance graduate, John has been a Financial Advisor since 1980. As a financial advisor and member of UBS's Portfolio Management Program (PMP) holding the title of Portfolio Manager, John takes his clients through the entire financial planning process, from cash flow analysis and budgeting, investment planning, education planning, risk management and insurance, to retirement and estate planning. Through proper management of financial resources and continuous dialogue, John helps his clients meet their life goals.

    An active member of the community, John serves on the investment committee of Helping Hand of Austin, the Chairman of the investment subcommittee of the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, as well as the investment and finance committee of the Seminary of the Southwest. John is a former finance chairman and current board member of Habitat for Humanity, a board member of the Children’s Blood & Cancer Center, and former chairman of the CASA of Travis County Annual Golf Tournament for many years. John also serves as a deacon at Covenant Presbyterian Church and core leader of Adult Community Bible Study, and volunteers for Meals on Wheels, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, and Drive-a-Senior. John is a past president of Travis County Texas Exes and Young Men's Business League (YMBL), founding board member of Wonders & Worries, past senior warden of St. David's Episcopal Church, past leader of Teen Community Bible Study, and former member of Leadership Austin. In addition, John was appointed to sit on the St. David's Hospital Board serving twenty-three years. A former University of Texas Longhorns baseball player, John enjoyed coaching twenty-seven years in the community and is now helping coach his grandson's t-ball team. John and his wife, Keni, have been married since 1976 and have three sons, five granddaughters and two grandsons.

    • Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2011The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023The 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.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023The 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 Texas, Finance
    • Portfolio Manager
    98 San Jacinto Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Austin, TX 78701
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    Brad Neff, CRPC, PMP, AAMS

    First Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • KS
    • MT
    • NC
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    • WI

    Brad, a 5th generation Austinite, graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in finance and real estate. A member of The Neff Group since 2005, he holds the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) and Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM (AAMS®) designation. Brad is also a member of UBS's Portfolio Management Program (PMP) and holds the title of Portfolio Manager. A financial advisor and portfolio manager with the group, Brad specializes in the construction of financial plans tailored to each client's individual needs, including investments, retirement and education planning, social security, long-term care and life insurance.

    Brad is a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, enjoys coaching youth sports for his two children, and is actively involved with his Church. For six years Brad served on the board and was treasurer for Generation Serve. A baseball coach at Northwest Pony League for seven years, Brad served as the president from 2011 to 2013, and currently coaches his son's baseball team at Northwest Little League. Brad and his wife, Liz, have a daughter and a son, Collins and Caleb.

    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2018, 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, 2023The 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.

    • Colorado State University, Finance and Real Estate
    • Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠
    • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
    • Portfolio Manager
    98 San Jacinto Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Austin, TX 78701
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    Greg Neff, CFP, PMP, AAMS, CFS

    First Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • CA
    • CO
    • FL
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    • LA
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    • VA
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    • WI

    Greg, a 5th generation Austinite, graduated from The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas with a finance degree in financial markets and banking. A financial advisor with UBS since 2008, he is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM and Certified Fund Specialist® designee. Greg is also member of UBS's Portfolio Management Program (PMP) and holds the title of Portfolio Manager. As a CFP® professional and portfolio manager working with clients on their financial, retirement, insurance, education and estate planning needs, Greg specializes in investment management. He focuses on a combination of strategic and tactical asset allocation strategies to match each client's individual needs, constructing and managing equity and fixed income portfolios using open- and closed-end funds, individual stocks, bonds, preferreds, ETFs, REITs, MLPs and specialized cash management strategies.

    Greg is a volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Central Texas, Northwest Little League t-ball coach for his son's team, current member of American Mensa, the Texas Cowboys Alumni Association, Texas Exes and Texas Fiji Alumni, and is actively involved with his Church, Covenant Presbyterian. Greg was a past president of The Bachelors of Austin and past committee member of the CASA of Travis County Annual Golf Tournament, and coached baseball at Northwest Pony League for many years. Greg and his wife, JulieWinn, have two daughters and a son, Gracie, Adeline, and Gregory. 

    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2018, 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, 2023The 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.

    • The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Finance
    • Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠
    • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
    • Certified Fund Specialist®
    • Portfolio Manager
    98 San Jacinto Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Austin, TX 78701
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    Bertha Hutcheson

    Client Associate

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      A native Houstonian, Bertha graduated from Regis University in Denver and has been working with John in Austin as a Client Service Associate since 1983. She provides operational and administrative support for The Neff Group, communicating and working directly with clients on a daily basis throughout the account servicing process.

      Bertha is an active member of the Austin community, volunteering at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, the Assistance League of Austin, Meals on Wheels, and serves on the Strake Foundation board. She has four children, seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren who all live in Austin.

        • Regis University
          98 San Jacinto Boulevard
          Suite 600
          Austin, TX 78701
        • Debbie McLain

          Deborah McLain

          Client Associate

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            Debbie was born and raised in Houston, Texas along with 7 siblings. She attended the University of Houston and enjoyed a long career with AT&T before retiring in 2022. She brings 22+ years of experience in Project Management, Operations, Business Development and Client Support Services to UBS and The Neff Group. She volunteers with Meals on Wheels and enjoys her time off with her husband, 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

                  98 San Jacinto Boulevard
                  Suite 600
                  Austin, TX 78701

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