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William Avery

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Market Director

Bill joined UBS by way of its acquisition of PaineWebber in 1996 after 4 years at Olde Discount Stockbrokers. Throughout his career, he has emphasized a comprehensive financial planning approach with high net worth families, including business owners and corporate executives.

Bill earned his bachelor's degree in corporate finance from Wayne State University in 1992. While there, he earned is varsity letter as a starting pitcher for the baseball team. He remains involved with both the university's business school, where he serves as a mentor, and the baseball program, where he founded an alumni group called the Wayne State Dugout Club.

Bill and his wife, Kim, have a son and daughter and reside in Grosse Pointe. Outside the office, he has enjoyed coaching his children's sports teams and volunteering his time with neighborhood youth organizations. Bill is an active member of the Detroit Athletic Club, where he participates in the bowling, basketball and golf programs

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  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024The 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.

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Detroit, MI 48226
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