Global access of Private Wealth Management

Accessing the sophisticated resources of UBS Private Wealth Management, we deliver a tailored plan that integrates all of your complex investing, planning and financing priorities. No matter what you seek to accomplish with your wealth, our team offers a seasoned perspective and proactive problem solving . We hope to be the one financial resource you'll ever need for trusted financial advice and the right path toward your goals.

Private Wealth Management is a division within UBS Financial Services Inc.


William G. Murphy, CIMA, CEPA

Managing Director–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

I am a founding member of the Cleveland Wealth Management Team.  I focus on providing comprehensive wealth management solutions to a limited number of clients.  As part of the Cleveland Wealth Management Team, I help affluent clients address their greatest wealth management concerns include financial planning, trust and estate planning, asset management and tax minimization strategies.

As a founding partner of The Cleveland Wealth Management Team, Bill has nearly 35 years of experience delivering investment guidance and financial education to exceptional multigenerational families, successful entrepreneurs, C-suite executives and select organizations. Bill is a member of UBS' Chairman's Council, recognizing him as one of the top advisors of UBS.  With direct access to the resources and strategic solutions of UBS Private Wealth Management, Bill leads a team of highly accomplished professionals whose knowledge, integrity and accountability are focused on providing an elite client experience.

Bill offers a specific focus on the complex wealth management needs of families that have passed wealth across generations. Building close relationships with each generation within a family, he and his team offer comprehensive solutions that look beyond immediate needs to offer holistic strategies including cash flow, business valuation enhancement, business transition, and tax mitigation, asset preservation, liability management, estate planning and philanthropy.

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • NC
  • ND
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2022, 2023
    The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 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.
  • 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.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit


  • B.S. Accounting, Cleveland State University


  • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
600 Superior Ave E
27th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
  • (216) 736-3605

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