We are a New York-based team of seasoned wealth management professionals who serve a global clientele of highly accomplished executives and entrepreneurs, their family offices and foundations.  Combining our own talents and perspectives with the vast resources and expansive open architecture platform of Morgan Stanley, we deliver innovative investment solutions and trade ideas to our clients.  Together with our clients, we implement highly customized investment management strategies to address their precise goals.Our team has extensive experience working with multi-generations of family clients who maintain a presence in both the U.S. and their native countries.  We not only understand the unique wealth structuring issues their circumstances present, but we speak our clients’ languages and understand their cultures.  Our goal is to provide our clients with guided access to global opportunities and to deliver them through a truly outstanding service experience.
  • Comprehensive Wealth Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Open-Architecture Platform
  • Pre-Liquidity Planning
  • Manager Selection
  • Proprietary Investment Opportunities
  • Sustainable & Responsible Investing
  • Risk Management
  • Hedging Strategies
  • Family Governance & Wealth Education
  • Consolidated Reporting
  • 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


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.


We oversee approximately $950 million in assets (as of March 2018) for an elite global clientele of business leaders, family offices and foundations, including twelve CEOs and former CEOs of publicly traded U.S. and Hong Kong-listed corporations.

    Global Franchise

    Morgan Stanley serves a global clientele of individuals, families, corporations, endowments, foundations, governments and others through three core businesses:
    • Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
    • Institutional Securities Group
    • Investment Management
    Our strength and synergies across each of these businesses not only contributes to the economic vitality and stability of the firm, but also expands the vast resources, expertise and global insight that we can offer you.
    Morgan Stanley Franchise Power
    • $2.4tn in client assets under management1
    • Morgan Stanley reported revenues of $11.9Bn1
    • More than 55,000 global employees1
    • Global footprint includes 1,200 offices in 31 countries on six continents1
    • Tier 1 risk-based capital Ratio under U.S. Basel III was approximately 17.8%1
    • $206Bn in liquidity reserve1
    • Long-term credit rating A3, BBB+ and A, by Moody’s, S&P and Fitch, respectively2
    1Unaudited. As of March 31, 2018, Morgan Stanley Quarterly Financial Supplement


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    Meet Kimihiro Sato & Haiman Cai

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    Courtney Burke

    Registered Client Service Associate

    About Me

    A Morgan Stanley advisor since 1997, Kimihiro Sato works with ultra high net worth individuals and family groups to develop, implement and maintain individually tailored asset and risk management solutions.  Kimi began his financial services career as an analyst in Corporate Finance at The First Boston Corporation.  He previously worked in strategic planning for two global media companies, first at the Walt Disney Company and later as Director of International Business Development at MCA/Universal Studios.  Kimi holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics/Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard University.  He has native fluency in Japanese and French.
    Securities Agent: TX, NJ, WY, VA, PA, OH, NY, NV, NE, NC, MD, MA, IL, HI, FL, DE, DC, CT, CA, AZ; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1310680

    About Me

    A 20-year Morgan Stanley veteran, Haiman Cai focuses primarily on the wealth management needs of ultra high net worth Chinese entrepreneurs with cross-border holdings and multinational family ties.  Prior to joining Private Wealth Management, she advised institutional clients in Asian ex-Japan Equities in both New York and London.  She began her career as an Investment Banking analyst at Goldman Sachs in debt capital markets both in New York and Hong Kong.  Haiman holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Canisius College and an joint MBA/M.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s Lauder Program.  Haiman is a native of Shanghai, China and is fluent in Mandarin and German.
    Securities Agent: TX, NJ, WY, WA, VA, PA, OH, NY, NC, MI, MD, MA, IL, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CA; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1316519

    About Me

    A member of the Group since 2018, Courtney Burke focuses on account opening, updating client data, cash settlements, trade executions, client correspondence and subscription paperwork. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, she graduated from Bucknell University in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in marketing management and creative writing. She also played for Bucknell's Division I women's lacrosse team. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, attending sporting events and concerts, and spending time with her friends and family.

    About Me

    A member of the Group since 2011, Lawrence White focuses on trading, relationship management and generally creating an outstanding service experience for the team's clients. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked at UBS Wealth Management International in Compliance and Operational roles. He graduated from St. Joseph's College in June 2001 with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Larry speaks Portuguese fluently.
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