Private Wealth Management

Independent & Wirehouse Business Models

Thursday, July 11 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Overview

The wealth management ecosystem has evolved over the past decade, offering an assortment of different business model platforms for private wealth advisors.  These include traditional wirehouses and independent broker-dealers, to independent RIAs, as well as the RIA aggregator and network platforms to support them.  With the rules of engagement set in a balanced manner, CFA Society New York is hosting this event as a neutral arena for discussion.  Private Wealth practitioners can gain a better understanding of the debate and join in the conversation.

Agenda

5:30 PM | REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN


6:00 PM | INTRODUCTION & WELCOME

Todd Eklund, CFA, CAIA


6:05 PM | OBSERVATIONS – WEALTH MANAGEMENT ECOSYSTEM & AFFILIATION MODELS

William Trout, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Celent, a division of Oliver Wyman


6:15 PM | MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT PANEL

Moderator

Louis Diamond, Executive Vice President, Diamond Consultants


Panelists

Dennis Gallant, Senior Analyst, Wealth & Asset Management, Aite Group

Charles Smith, Head of Product Innovation, Wealth & Asset Management Advisory, Ernst & Young

William Trout, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Celent, a division of Oliver Wyman

Greg O’Gara, Senior Analyst, Wealth Management, Aite Group


6:45 PM | AUDIENCE Q&A


7:00 PM | INDUSTRY SEGMENT EXECUTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION
Introduced by Steve Mayrose, CFA, CFP, Financial Advisor & Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Moderator

Louis Diamond, Executive Vice President, Diamond Consultants


Panelists

Mark Tibergien, Chief Executive Officer, BNY Pershing Advisor Solutions

Abby Salameh, Chief Marketing Officer, HighTower

Phil Fiore, CIMA, CRPC, Chief Executive Officer, Procyon Partners


7:45 PM | AUDIENCE Q&A


8:00 PM | CLOSING REMARKS & NETWORKING CATERED RECEPTION

Michael Reuben, CFA, CAIA, CFP, Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors

Additional Details

Learning Outcomes

  • Hear objective and diverse perspectives on the changes that are shaping the wealth management industry and various affiliation models.
  • Learn about key issues and distinctions among various categories of business models.
  • Appreciate the challenges and risks for private wealth practitioners in moving toward greater autonomy and access to more choices.

Features, Benefits, Values

Our goal is to provide objective and diverse perspectives from panelists and industry executives who are of notable quality and distinguished experts on key issues defining destinations for private wealth advisors.  Panelists will share viewpoints on the pros and cons surrounding topics such as resources, vendors, product preferences, business mix, as well as technology and compliance infrastructure.  The event also offers a unique opportunity to network among peers and industry leadership.