Alexander D. Williams

Managing Director, the Rukeyser Williams Group at UBS Private Wealth Management

Alexander D. Williams

Alexander D. Williams

Managing Director, the Rukeyser Williams Group at UBS Private Wealth Management

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Alexander D. Williams is a Managing Director at UBS Private Wealth Management in New York. Alex creates customized investment solutions for a select group of ultra-high net worth families, foundations, and endowments. Prior to joining UBS in 2009, Alex was a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley's Private Wealth Management group for 14 years. He received an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1995 and a BA, cum laude, from the University of Rochester in 1992.

Mr. Williams's accolades include: Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors List 2016, Barron's Top Financial Advisors in America for eight years, Financial Times Top Advisors List 2016 and 2015, Worth Magazine's Top Advisors List 2008, and Research Magazine's Top 10 Advisor Teams in America for four years.

Prior to his finance career, Mr. Williams competed in the 1988 Olympics in Calgary and was a member of the US Ski Team from 1982 to 1992. Alex sits on numerous boards and is head of the investment committee for the George Eastman House International Museum of Film Endowment. He is an avid supporter of Education, Athletics, Wilderness Protection, and Film Preservation causes. He lives in New York with his wife and three children.

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Group Managing Director & Head, Private Wealth Management & Ultra High Net Worth at UBS Private Wealth Management

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Managing Director at UBS Private Wealth Management

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Alexander D. Williams
Managing Director, the Rukeyser Williams Group at UBS Private Wealth Management
Education
M.B.A. in Finance
Class of 1995

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

BA, cum laude
Class of 1992

The University of Rochester is a private, nonsectarian, research university in Rochester, New York, United States. The university grants undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral and professional degrees. The university has six schools and various interdisciplinary programs. The University of Rochester is noted for its Eastman School of Music. The university is also home to the Institute of Optics, founded in 1929, the first educational program in the US devoted exclusively to optics. Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics is home to the second most energetic fusion laser in the world.

Memberships
Member
1982 - 1992
Career History
Managing Director, the Rukeyser Williams Group
2009 - Current

UBS Private Wealth Management and their exclusive team of Private Wealth Advisors deliver a welcome perspective on pursuing and reaching the clients' goals. Beyond traditional investing, their Private Wealth Advisors bring time-tested experience, seamless execution and a fundamental understanding of the needs of investors with significant wealth. This includes forward-thinking, complex problem solutions and a level of knowledge, proficiency and service unmatched by any other wealth management firm. Private Wealth Advisors undergo extensive accreditation in a range of sophisticated wealth management strategies for individuals, businesses and institutions, and work with a limited number of individuals and families, which allows them to focus more directly on clients' needs.

Managing Director
Prior

Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management provides highly customized financial advice, investment solutions and brokerage services to individuals, families and foundations. As Morgan Stanley’s premier service for individuals and families with significant means, Private Wealth Management specializes in providing clients with custom-tailored financial solutions and a level of sophistication and access to expertise and investments typically reserved for large corporations, financial institutions and endowments.

Awards & Honors
Rank #79
2017
Barron's Magazine - Top 1000 Financial Advisors
Rank #82
2016
Barron's Magazine - Top 1000 Financial Advisors
2016
Financial Times Magazine - Top 400 Financial Advisors
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