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Walter Ricker III

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

In 2019 I returned to working full time as a Financial Advisor after serving for over seven years as Branch Manager for UBS in Spokane. My educational background includes a BA degree from Colgate University, and an MBA in Finance from Florida State University. Additionally, I hold the CFP® financial planning designation. I have worked in financial services for over 20 years, and prior to that gained experience in corporate finance, management consulting and corporate acquisitions. Away from work I enjoy fly fishing, skiing, and family time with my wife Sandi and our two sons.

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • DC
  • FL
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • ME
  • MI
  • MT
  • NC
  • NH
  • NV
  • NY
  • OR
  • SC
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV


  • M.B.A. Finance, Florida State University
  • B.A. Political Science, Colgate University


  • Senior Portfolio Manager
601 West Riverside Avenue
Suite 1200
Spokane, WA 99201
  • (509) 622-0632

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