Unmatched Expertise for High-Net-Worth Individuals and Institutions

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Who We Work With

Wescott has been advising high-net-worth individuals and families for over three decades, and the one thing that remains the same is that every client’s challenges and dynamics are different.

We understand the challenges wealth can bring

That’s why we work with every individual and every family to develop a strategic plan for their wealth. One specific to their needs, one that can evolve with them, one that can stand the test of time and stand up against market volatility.

Your plan is created and carried out by your own Wescott team of experts—a team that considers both the personal and financial aspects of your life through our unique Life-Minded Wealth®approach. It’s an approach that feels better, it’s an approach that delivers more, it’s an approach that fits your life.

Unmatched Expertise for High-Net-Worth Individuals and Families, Charitable Institutions, Pension Plans and Retirement Funds

Secure your future.

High-Net-Worth Individuals and Families

For more than 30 years, we have helped high-net-worth individuals and families reach their financial goals through dynamic financial, estate and tax planning services. Our clients span diverse backgrounds including business owners, corporate executives, professionals and retirees. One of our specialties lies in helping individuals and families plan for and navigate times of transition, from estate planning to divorces to inheritances to other significant wealth events.

We provide our individual and financial clients with a proactive and strategic wealth management program that unites financial planning and investment management, along with comprehensive asset management, intergenerational transfers, philanthropic, estate, business, tax and retirement planning services. We custom-build our clients’ portfolios after a comprehensive review of client documents—including tax returns, estate plans, business agreements and insurance policies—to identify issues and provide holistic practical solutions to meet clients’ financial objectives.

Foundations and Endowments

We have a rich history of working with foundations, endowments and other non-profit organizations. Our personal and corporate civic altruism is evident in every market we serve. This commitment bolsters our knowledge of philanthropic pursuits and informs our strategies. We know a foundation’s endowment must grow to protect the organization’s mission, and we tap into our team’s deep expertise to help non-profit clients plan and invest for a better tomorrow. Our experience with institutional investments spans organizations of all sizes—and their shared need to perform, even in challenging economies.

Foundations we have advised over the years have:

  • Enjoyed a far more organized and thoughtful approach to the management of the foundation/endowment
  • Accomplished desired diversification of the investment portfolio, which reduces volatility and achieves long-term growth objectives
  • Achieved confidence that their fiduciary responsibilities are being met
  • Reduced their underlying administrative expense of running the foundation/endowment
  • Realized increased contributions from their donors

Our history as advisors to endowments, as well as our principals’ experience in serving as officers and directors of endowments, have provided our team with the expertise needed to navigate their unique investment and reporting requirements. We understand and cater to the unique needs of boards and trustees alike.

We ourselves are very involved in the non-profit community and are civic and foundation leaders, knowledgeable about organizations’ programmatic and financial concerns. You can read more about Wescott team members’ involvement with organizations where we live and work by visiting our Wescott in the Community page.


Pensions and 401(k)s

Wescott’s experience in pension fund and 401(k) planning touches every facet of the investment—from the overarching strategy to individual products.

Our clients are concerned for the well-being and growth of their employees’ retirement resources. This sense of responsibility, together with the trustees’ own legal liability, is what drives our process. We provide excellence in administration, education and investment options and performance.

At Wescott, we:

  • Work with custodians to develop holistic, thoughtful investment portfolio models and investment options
  • Provide options that include guidance to participants with respect to their individual financial objectives and risk profiles
  • Can provide annual workshops to educate participants about investing, options and model choices, including annual performance calculations for each model for participants’ review and comparison with other models
  • Provide customized quarterly Investment Commentary

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Entrada

Entrada is Wescott’s digital-focused investment management and financial planning solution offered to select individuals whose investable assets are below $2 million. This offering leverages Wescott’s best-in-class investment and financial planning teams’ extensive knowledge, experience, due diligence and award-winning advice, while digitally streamlining certain processes.

The Wescott Difference

We believe every financial decision, big or small, is driven by two sets of information: financial assets and financial mindsets. Only when viewed holistically do we have a complete view of your financial life. That’s why we integrate financial expertise with life expertise into a single advisory service – called the Life-Minded Wealth® Approach.

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