Meet Our Leadership Team


Thomas W. Watts IV

CEO, Chief Investment Officer

Tom Watts founded Watts Capital Partners and is committed to building the firm to consistently deliver a World Class Client Experience. Tom brings focused investment expertise in alternative investments, including real estate, private equity and hedge funds.  He has also developed specialized expertise in providing financial planning for individuals and couples prior to, during, and after divorce. Tom previously worked at major Wall Street firms including Bear Stearns and Merrill Lynch. He was elected repeatedly to the Institutional Investor All-Star Team and named by the Wall Street Journal as a Home-Run Hitter for his stock picking record. Tom began his career at McKinsey & Company. Tom has a personal commitment to social justice and tries to reflect that in his personal and professional activities. His spare time is dominated by his passion for horses and equine competition.

 
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David F. Wilson

Managing Director, Financial Planning

David Wilson, CFA, CFP®, CDFA® helps Gen X and Gen Y professionals and business owners in New York City achieve financial freedom.  David advises and coaches his clients on a broad spectrum of financial matters as they make progress towards their goals and dreams.  Prior to joining Watts Capital Partners, David was a Vice President in the Fixed Income Division at Barclays Capital.  He received a BS from the University of California, Berkeley and holds the Certified College Financial Consultant (CCFC), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA),Behavioral Financial Advisor™ and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designations.  David received the IMCA Alternative Investments Certificate and completed the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) certificate program from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  David represented Guam in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and enjoys traveling, reading, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, yoga and snowboarding.