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415 Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management is focused on helping ultra high net worth clients with sophisticated investing and planning needs. We advise entrepreneurs prior to and after corporate liquidity events, highly successful private equity and venture capital partners, business executives, and multiple generations of families stewarding inherited wealth. 

We practice the following core principles:
• Emphasis on trust, estate and charitable planning
• Preserve and thoughtfully grow our clients’ wealth over the long-term
• Intense focus on reducing taxes, costs, and risks
• Align personal values with investment portfolios (including sustainable and impact investing)

415 Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management is a national practice with partners in San Francisco and Chicago, and manages $1.5 billion for approximately 50 families as of September, 2017. 

We leverage our network of professionals as well as Morgan Stanley’s global resources, intellectual capital, and unparalleled open-architecture platform to create sophisticated solutions to help ensure our clients’ families and their legacies are secure for generations to come. 

We recommend a collaborative approach with an advisory team of private wealth managers, attorneys, accountants and other key advisors. Our role is to coordinate for improved decision making and model detailed financial strategies. We believe it provides clients with deep insight into their financial situation, resulting in a comprehensive plan to help manage and simplify their financial lives and have the time to pursue their personal passions.
Capabilities
  • Comprehensive Wealth Planning
  • Pre-Liquidity Planning
  • Sustainable & Responsible Investing
  • Investment Management
  • Philanthropy Management
  • Risk Management
  • Open-Architecture Platform
  • Family Governance & Wealth Education
  • 10b5-(1) Programs
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About PWM

Founded in 1977, Private Wealth Management is the division of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management that is dedicated to serving the firm’s most affluent clients, including some of the world’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, executives and stewards of multigenerational wealth. Functioning as an exclusive investment boutique within a global financial firm, we deliver sophisticated solutions that leverage the intellectual capital and insight of Morgan Stanley’s substantial global resources. Drawing on a deep understanding of your financial life, our goal is to help you:
  • Manage investments with an unwavering focus on your financial strategy and personal goals
  • Create comprehensive, multigenerational wealth management plans based on your needs, challenges and the values that guide your life and legacy
  • Simplify financial complexity to help you achieve clarity and control
Private Wealth Management Highlights
  • Approximately 250 teams1  specialized in assisting individuals and families with $20MM+ in investable assets
  • Over $330 billion in AUM2
  • Comprising 26% of the Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 20173
  • Direct access to ultra high net worth experts in philanthropy, family dynamics, wealth transfer, lifestyle advisory and other areas of interest to ultra high net worth families
1 Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, December 31, 2017
2 Morgan Stanley Internal Compensable Revenue Report, December 31, 2017
3 Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors, April 2017

Approach

Discovery Process
Investing the time to learn about you and your family; your assets and liabilities and the risk exposures, enables us to formulate strategies and customize the relationship to your needs.
Formulation of Tax, Trust and Estate Strategy
Working with your tax and legal advisors, we help analyze your income and estate tax circumstances to identify and tailor planning techniques that may be used to address your objectives.
Creation of Customized Strategic Asset Allocation
Your customized asset allocation reflects risk, opportunities and taxation across multiple entities, while integrating your investing and estate plans.
Integration of Tactical Asset Allocation
Short-term adjustments seek to capitalize on temporary market distortions. Before making adjustments, we analyze the impact of taxes and trading costs on potential returns.
Implementation of a Customized Wealth Strategy
After comprehensive due diligence and analysis of expected results across multiple market scenarios, strategies are chosen from our expansive investment platform.
Ongoing Assessment
In coordination with your other advisors, we can conduct ongoing reviews and comprehensive reporting to ensure that your strategy adapts to changing financial and family needs.

Our Clients

We are privileged to serve a highly accomplished group of entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital partners, corporate leaders and multi-generational families.

We typically start working with company founders while they are still illiquid and have the majority of their capital tied up in their business. 

Our average family relationship is over $20 million with many considerably larger. We serve approximately 50 families and advise on assets of $1.5 billion as of September, 2017.

Most of our clients are in the process of building or stewarding substantial legacies. They have tremendous aspirations for their businesses, families and charitable endeavors, and they look to us for sophisticated investment strategies and tax, trust and estate planning to help them reach their goals.

We work to free our clients from the daily tasks of managing their wealth and properly positioning their estates, so they can spend time focusing on the people, passions, and causes that add meaning to their lives.

Our Philosophy

We believe in the power of listening and interactive dialogue. Having a complete understanding of our clients, who and what they value, and their goals allows us to bring optimal resources and expertise to the table.

We serve our clients with candor, attention to detail and the highest standards of accessibility, availability and responsiveness.  We act as a fiduciary and put our clients’ interests above all else. 

We are passionate about serving families who want to leave a legacy and invest in a manner that is aligned with their values.  For interested clients, we seek out investments that generate market-rate returns or better while demonstrating positive environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) impact.

    Location

    555 California Street
    14th Fl
    San Francisco, CA 94104
    US
    Direct:
    (415) 576-8934(415) 576-8934

    Meet 415 Group

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    Jadon Dailey

    Group Director

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    Oscar Castillo

    Portfolio Associate

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    Carlos Shimizu

    Analyst, Private Wealth Management

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    Gabby Shaw

    Registered Associate

    About Me

    Victoria is an Executive Director, Private Wealth Advisor, with Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management division. She is based in Morgan Stanley’s Silicon Valley office in Menlo Park, California.

    In this capacity, Victoria develops customized wealth management plans tailored to the individual needs of families in Northern California, including strategies around investing, credit & lending, banking & liquidity management, and trust & estate planning for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, private foundations / endowments, and privately controlled companies.

    Originally from New Jersey, Victoria earned a B.A. from Princeton University in 2001 and she currently lives in Woodside with her husband and three children.
    Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, ID, IL, MA, MN, MT, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI; Investment Advisor Representative; General Securities Representative
    NMLS#: 821940

    About Me

    Drawing on 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Will’s primary responsibilities include client management, pre-liquidity tax and estate planning, and post-liquidity diversification. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2007, he was at UBS Wealth Management and JPMorgan Private Bank. Earlier in his career, Will worked in investment banking for Thomas Weisel Partners in San Francisco and Chase Securities in New York.  Before business school Will was an analyst for Norwest Equity Partners, a private equity firm.

    Will received both his B.A. and MBA from the University of Virginia. In college, Will was a member of the men’s varsity tennis team and was on the Honor Committee. He is on the National Selection Committee for Jefferson Scholars Foundation, which selects outstanding students and faculty for prestigious scholarships at UVA. When not working or playing with his children, Will’s hobbies include various racquet sports, fly-fishing and skiing. Will and his wife, Paige, have a son and daughter and live in Tiburon, California.
    Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, MT, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WY; Investment Advisor Representative; General Securities Representative
    NMLS#: 1282531

    About Me

    A member of the team since 2004, Scott is responsible for strategic investment policy, portfolio optimization, and sourcing and due diligence on alternative and traditional investments. Scott also advises the team’s clients on tax, gift and charitable planning strategies. In 2007, Scott and the team came to Morgan Stanley PWM from UBS Financial Services, where he was a Vice President. He began his financial services career at Merrill Lynch. Earlier in his professional life, Scott created financial planning software and online financial businesses for Intuit and served in management positions at several technology companies. 

    Scott earned an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was an F.C. Austin Scholar, and a B.A. from Amherst College with honors. Scott has spent over a decade on public education reform. He is on the board of OneGoal, an innovative college persistence program for disadvantaged high-school students that is transforming education, and was a founding member of the Full Circle Fund, a venture philanthropy group that partners with social entrepreneurs to create sustainable impact. An avid golfer, runner, paddle tennis player and photographer, Scott and his wife, Sally, are raising three daughters.
    Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, MA, MN, MT, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WY; Investment Advisor Representative; General Securities Representative
    NMLS#: 1282387

    About Me

    A member of the team since 1997, Jon is responsible for asset allocation, financial planning, portfolio management, client reporting and team operational efficiency. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in 2007, Jon was a Senior Vice President at UBS Financial Services. He began his career in financial services in 1997 at PaineWebber. Jon earned his Certified Financial Planning (CFP®) designation in 2005.

    Jon received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Guardsmen, a San Francisco charitable organization that provides educational programs for at risk youth and serves on the advisory board of Avon Old Farms Preparatory school in Connecticut. In his free time, Jon enjoys running marathons, playing ice hockey, and golfing. He and his wife, Larisa, are raising a daughter and son in Palo Alto, California.
    Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, LA, MA, MD, MN, MT, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY; Investment Advisor Representative; General Securities Representative
    NMLS#: 1279019

    About Me

    A key member of the team, Jadon Dailey helps to create an outstanding overall service experience for clients. Jadon also works on the development, implementation and maintenance of wealth management strategies.

    Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2016, Jadon served as a senior client service associate in J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank, working with ultra high net worth clients. Prior to J.P. Morgan, he worked as a financial advisor at USAA Financial Services, assisting military members and their families with holistic financial planning and investment advice.

    Originally from Arizona, Jadon earned a B.B.A. at Boise State University in 2007 and an MBA from Grand Canyon University in 2014. Attending Boise State on a football scholarship, Jadon was an offensive lineman on the Bronco’s undefeated 2006 team, a season capped by an exciting, come-from-behind, overtime win against the University of Oklahoma in the 2007 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.

    About Me

    Oscar has been an integral member of the team since 2000. Oscar is responsible for assisting in all phases of financial services while promoting client satisfaction. Oscar is the main operational contact including account related services, proactively resolving client issues and concerns. Oscar is also responsible for taking and placing customer orders in brokerage and advisory accounts. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley with the team in 2007, Oscar was at UBS Wealth Management. Earlier in his career, Oscar worked with the branch management team at UBS Wealth Management in San Francisco.

    Oscar received a B.A. from San Diego State University. Outside of work, Oscar can be found volunteering at PAWS - Pets Are Wonderful Support - whose mission is to preserve, support and nurture the human-animal bond for those most vulnerable in the community. Oscar’s hobbies include skiing and hiking with his partner and friends. Oscar and his partner, Brian, reside in San Francisco.

    About Me

    Carlos joined us in January 2015. He brings a varied professional background in marketing/financial analytics, client services, and project management, working with technology companies in Silicon Valley and the Asia-Pacific Rim. As part of our team, he will be primarily focused on investment/portfolio analysis and strategic planning, in addition to assisting with client account operations.

    Carlos has a B.S. in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, an Accounting certificate from Santa Clara University, and an M.S. in Financial Analysis from the University of San Francisco. Originally from the island of Guam, he is a classically-trained pianist and vocalist, whose other passions include an active lifestyle involving swimming, cycling, and Pilates, as well as a keen interest in the Bay Area’s culinary fusion. As part of his community involvement and philanthropic commitments, Carlos serves on the board of The Walden School – a non-profit music school in Dublin, New Hampshire. He currently resides in Belmont, California.

    About Me

    The newest member of our team, Gabby, recently joined us in April 2018. She focuses on portfolio analysis, investment implementation, and supports the team with client operations and service.

    Gabby graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Washington and Lee University in 2017. To expand upon her learning, she spent a semester in Madrid, Spain studying international business, international management, and Spanish.

    Originally from the Bay Area, Gabby moved back to California to begin her career. She currently resides in San Francisco and enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with her friends and family.
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