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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 Family Office Consultant (FOC) business designation

While our advice is informed by insights from our entire team, Eric Wittenberg is among a select group of Private Wealth Advisors who have earned the Family Office Consultant UBS business designation. He has undergone rigorous training to strengthen his knowledge and proficiency to help manage the investment, business, passion and legacy needs of sophisticated, ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients and their families.

  • Eric A. Wittenberg

    Eric A. Wittenberg, CIMA, CEPA

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    “We strive to understand our clients on a deeper level, both personally and financially, and to collaborate with them to lead a more fulfilled life.”

    For more than 34 years, Eric has been an advisor to a diverse group of clients ranging from family offices, entrepreneurs and corporate executives, to clients in the entertainment industry, foundations and endowments.  His knowledge encompasses all dimensions of a client’s life, including investments, business, passion and legacy.  As a Family Office Consultant, Eric empowers families, helping to define the core values that unite successive generations for preserving and sustaining wealth.

    Eric leads the team’s due diligence process for all investments. He is passionate about analyzing changing trends in the economic, political, and financial environment and understanding how these shifting dynamics impact clients’ lives and portfolios. Having guided clients through multiple economic cycles, Eric draws upon his deep experience to construct portfolios that can help mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities.

    Previous experience 

    • Credit Suisse Private Bank
    • Wachovia
    • Salomon Smith Barney

    Designations

    • Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
    • Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA)
    • Series 7 and 66 Licenses
    • Life, accident and health insurance licenses

    Life 

    • Co-chair of the annual New York International Auto Show Gala, a benefit for East Side House.
    • In 2020, he cofounded the Farms to Food Banks initiative, a program created to feed hungry New Yorkers.
    • Supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other charities.
    • Eric is a member of Alder, an organization dedicated to exploring the challenges facing our society and igniting generational leadership.
    • Eric is a classic car enthusiast and has participated in numerous rallies throughout the United States and Europe. He also enjoys cycling and skiing.
    • He resides in Bedford, NY with his wife, Coco, and son, Xander.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The 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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      • Thomas Johnson

        Thomas Johnson, CFA, CAIA, CSRIC

        Authorized Officer

        Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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        “We listen and work to understand your goals, your objectives, and your constraints. Once understood, we strive to provide custom tailored solutions for each client.”

        As a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) and Senior Wealth Strategy Associate, Thomas works with the senior partners on investment analysis and portfolio construction. He is responsible for broad investment due diligence and client tailored asset allocations.

        Thomas joined Wittenberg Partners in 2014 after graduating from University of Virginia with a BA in Economics. In addition to the CFA charter, Thomas holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Chartered SRI Counselor (sustainable, responsible, and impact) designations.

        Thomas's passion for mathematics, rigorous critical thinking and enthusiasm for life enables deep connections with clients while putting their needs first and always striving to achieve the best possible outcome.

        Previous experience

        • Credit Suisse Private Bank

        Designations

        • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
        • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst® (CAIA®)
        • Chartered SRI CounselorTM (CSRICTM)
        • Series 7 and 66 Licenses
        • Notary public

        Life

        • Thomas enjoys soccer, running, lacrosse and water sports.
        • His favorite sports teams include the Denver Broncos, Real Madrid and any UVA Team.
        • He is an avid reader and specifically loves reading biographies and the classics while listening to music.
        • Thomas lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Jennifer and dog, Harper.

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            • Linda Hurd

              Linda Hurd

              Director

              Team Administrator

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              “All of us at Wittenberg Partners work together to help ensure we are going above and beyond for all our clients. Our clients are our top priority.”

              Linda brings more than 10 years of UBS Private Bank experience to her role as Team Administrator for Wittenberg Partners ultra high net worth clients and their families. She is responsible for helping to ensure that our clients’ operational requests are managed efficiently and that they receive the assistance they need in all aspects of their financial lives.

              Linda’s goal is to provide the most positive client experience, and she works diligently to understand our clients and find solutions for them. By showing respect and having a strong knowledge of our products, Linda helps our team deliver high-touch service.

              Previous experience

              • UBS Private Bank

              Credentials

              • Series 7, 63 and 65 Licenses

              Education

              • Professional diploma, Institute of Bankers in Ireland

              Life

              • Linda loves spending time with her husband, Chris, and her children, Keeley and Conor.
              • She enjoys running and working out.
              • She is a Liverpool football fan and enjoys watching soccer and golf.

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                  • Jay Travers

                    Jay Travers

                    Client Associate

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                    "No two days of working with our clients are the same. The ability to create personal relationships with each of our clients is very rewarding.”

                    Jay's work includes operations execution, asset allocation analysis, and investment implementation. Additionally, Jay works on the implementation of Alternative Investments into client portfolios.

                    Before joining Wittenberg Partners, Jay was an analyst at Astor Realty Capital and Berko & Associates, a commercial real estate private equity and brokerage firm. He uses his analytical mindset and detail oriented processes to help clients in any way he can.

                    Previous experience

                    • Astor Realty Capital
                    • Berko & Associates
                    • Guy Carpenter

                    Education

                    • B.S., economics, minor in accounting, John Jay College

                    Designations, registrations and accolades

                    • Series 7 License
                    • Series 66 License

                    Life

                    • Jay is a passionate New York Rangers fan as well as a fan of all New York sports teams.
                    • His other interests include listening to music, watching and playing golf, and collecting sports memorabilia.
                    • Jay is Irish American and is from Woodlawn, an Irish neighborhood north of New York City.

                          1285 Avenue Of The Americas
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                        Defining your priorities. Pursuing what matters.

                        Our experience and structured planning process drives a comprehensive financial plan and customized investment strategies. Depending on where you are in your life and the priorities that matter most, our planning conversations may focus on liquidity management, your cash flow needs, asset replacement solutions such as insurance, estate planning strategies, or tax and legal structures such as trusts and philanthropic vehicles.

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                        Legacy—Wealth for others

                        For needs that go beyond your own—to help you improve the lives of others

                        What will your legacy be?
                        It’s never too early to plan ahead. A Legacy strategy can help you gain more control over your financial future and what you leave behind, so you can move forward with confidence.

                        Learn more at ubs.com/wealthway.

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