A plan for today, tomorrow and generations to come

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Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? We recognize that a lasting relationship starts by listening and understanding your priorities and concerns. We'll work together to look at the big picture, discuss your vision for the future and help you confidently pursue your life goals.

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The Torres Group

The Torres Group has a passion for advising families on the protection and growth of their assets.
  • Benny Omar Torres

    Benny Omar Torres

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • CA
    • CT
    • DC
    • FL
    • MA
    • MD
    • NC
    • NJ
    • NM
    • NY
    • OH
    • TN
    • TX
    • VA
    Benny Omar Torres - Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager - joined UBS International in March, 2013. Benny specializes in financial plans and wealth strategies for families to optimize the structure and protection of their assets. From 2003 he was a financial advisor at Lehman Brothers and its' successor company, Barclays Wealth. In 2000, Benny joined Deloitte and Touche as a Risk Management Consultant for Banking and Securities clients. Prior to working at Deloitte, he was an Analyst in the GE Capital Financial Management Program. He received his B.S. in Business Administration concentration in Finance from the University of Connecticut, and an MBA in Finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves on the advisory board of the Applied Investment Management Program at the University of North Carolina. Benny holds his Series 3, 7, 63, & 66 licenses. The countries of focus are Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and Canada. He lives in Nutley, NJ with his wife, Theresa and their two children Javier and Alexandra.
      • University of Connecticut, B.S. in Business Administration
      • Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MBA in Finance
        Financial planning
        Custom portfolios
        Asset allocation
        Multi-generational families
        1285 Avenue Of The Americas
        New York, NY 10019
      • Claudia P. Carmona

        Claudia P. Carmona

        Wealth Strategy Associate

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        • CA
        • CT
        • DC
        • FL
        • GA
        • HI
        • MA
        • MD
        • MT
        • NC
        • NJ
        • NM
        • NY
        • OH
        • PA
        • TN
        • TX
        • VA
        • VI
        • WA
        Claudia P. Carmona joined UBS in March 2013 from Barclays Wealth and its predecessor companies, Lehman Brothers and Neuberger Berman. She joined Neuberger Berman in 2000 and Lehman Brothers in 2006. At those firms she worked in portfolio administration and performance reporting respectively. For the last ten years she has worked as the chief administrative officer of the Torres Group. And since 2017, she has been working for senior portfolio manager, Bishara A. Bahbah as well. She has a B.A. in Finance from Baruch College and holds her Series 7, 63, 66 and life and health insurance licenses. She was born in Colombia and speaks fluent Spanish. She and her husband, Miguel, live in New York City with two young daughters.
          • Baruch College, B.A. in Finance
            Custom portfolios
            Estate planning strategies
            1285 Avenue Of The Americas
            New York, NY 10019
          • Julio A. Leaty

            Julio A. Leaty

            Authorized Officer

            Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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            • CA
            • CO
            • CT
            • DC
            • DE
            • FL
            • IL
            • MA
            • MD
            • NH
            • NJ
            • NY
            • PA
            • SD
            • VA
            Julio A. Leaty joined UBS in April 2015 from VALIC, a company that provides retirement planning services to school district employees. Julio was a Financial Advisor for VALIC. Prior to VALIC Julio worked at Merrill Lynch from 1979 to 2012. At Merrill Lynch, Julio held many roles including Operations Manager, Administrative Manager, Branch Liaison Manager, International Training Manager and Product Manager where he travelled Internationally to London, Geneva, Vienna, and Singapore to name a few. Julio came to UBS as a manager and later requested a move to the sales side of which he now is Senior Wealth Strategy Associate with Victor H. Gomez. Julio has a B.S. in Business from The University of Phoenix and holds Series 7, 8, 23, 63, 65, and SIE licenses. Julio was born in Cuba and speaks fluent Spanish. Julio also self-published a book entitled “Black Cuban in America: Reflections of My Life”. Julio and his wife, Ivonne, live in Bloomfield, NJ and have two grown children: A son and a daughter.
              • The University of Phoenix, B.S. in Business
                Estate planning strategies
                1285 Avenue Of The Americas
                New York, NY 10019
              Multigenerational families

              Multigenerational families

              Estate planning strategies

              Estate planning strategies

              Your lifelong financial plan. UBS Wealth Way

              Your lifelong financial plan. UBS Wealth Way

              How do you plan confidently for the retirement you want?

              Start by building a strategy based on the resources and needs over the course of your life.

              Imagine the retirement you want. Then, let’s build a framework to help you pursue it. Learn more at ubs.com/wealthway.

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