The right path toward retirement

No matter what your age, or where you are on your planning journey, we can help steer you down the right path toward retirement. We will work with you to build the foundation of your plan. Over time, as life or market circumstances change, we will work with you to adjust your plan where and when needed. When it comes to retirement planning, it's never too early to start.


Thomas Cavada, CFP

Managing Director–Wealth Management

Tom began his career in the financial services industry in 1995 at Smith Barney, joining the New York office of a nationwide retirement planning group. His experience in working with clients through many market and economic cycles has reaffirmed his belief that you need to create a solid financial plan to help stay on track during volatile times. He enjoys working with his clients and their families as a trusted advisor to help them realize their goals and objectives. Tom joined UBS in November 2008 after 13 years at Smith Barney/Citigroup. In 2009, he distinguished himself amongst his peers by earning UBS’s Wealth Advisor designation. The intensive Wealth Advisor program is designed to deepen wealth management insights and master the latest tools with which to help guide clients.

Tom and his team provide their clients, primarily corporate executives who are at or near retirement, personalized asset allocation through professional portfolio management. His team begins each relationship with a comprehensive financial plan that includes a retirement income spending analysis.

Tom is FINRA registered and holds the Series 3, 7, 63 and 65 licenses as well as the Life/Accident and Health Insurance and Variable Annuities licenses. He currently holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

Tom graduated from University of Maryland at College Park. He lives in Armonk, NY with his wife and 4 children where he is actively involved as a youth sports coach.

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • MA
  • MD
  • MI
  • MS
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NV
  • NY
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • TX
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 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.

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  • BA, University of Maryland


  • Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Wealth Advisor
1285 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY 10019
  • (212) 713-8669

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