Experience Makes all the difference

Jason M. Katz, CIMA®

Managing Director - Wealth Management
Senior Portfolio Manager
Private Wealth Advisor
Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
212-713-9201
jason.m.katz@ubs.com

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Insight grounded in experience
An industry veteran since 1992, Jason is the senior member and founder of Katz Wealth Management and a UBS Managing Director, a title reserved for a handful of business leaders around the globe.

As a Senior Portfolio Manager, Jason oversees several customized equity, exchange traded funds, and institutional mutual fund models. He also has extensive experience in selecting and monitoring top institutional money managers, hedge funds and private equity funds for clients. He holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation, administered by the Investment Management Consultants Association® and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. And, as one of UBS’s elite Private Wealth Advisors, Jason has completed comprehensive training in financial planning, asset management and wealth transfer strategies.

Credentials that build confidence
Jason has received numerous accolades from prominent publications, including Barron’s Top 100 Advisors in New York; Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors; Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors; The Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers; and Forbes America’s Top 100 Wealth Advisors; and Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors. Jason is also a frequent media contributor on a variety of subjects regarding personal wealth management, financial markets, and portfolio strategies. He has been a featured guest speaker on CNBC, Fox Business Network and On Wall Street TV and interviews with him have appeared in numerous print and online publications, including Bloomberg, CBS News Money Watch, The Financial Times, Investment News, MarketWatch, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

From 2013 to 2015, Jason was a member of the UBS Financial Advisor Advisory Council, a select group chosen to represent the entire population of UBS Financial Advisors in order to shape the firm’s wealth management strategies. He is a UBS Pinnacle Council member, a designation reserved for the firm’s most accomplished advisors, and has completed both the UBS Wealth Management Education and Portfolio Management programs and maintains his Series 7, 31, 63 and 65 securities licenses as well as the New York State life and health insurance licenses.

Outside of UBS
Jason grew up on Long Island and received his B.A. in finance from Boston University. He now lives in Roslyn with his wife, Amy, and their three children: Brittney, Amanda and Benjamin. He is actively involved in his community’s youth and young adult basketball programs through coaching and sponsoring, and chairs his town’s Alley-Oop for Autism fundraiser, along with the Jewish Community Center’s Special Needs Basketball Program. Jason also participates in the UBS Community Corps, which enables employees to serve their communities in ways that are meaningful to them. Additionally, Jason serves as a manager for the UBS Graduate Talent Analyst Program, which gives recent college graduates exposure to multiple aspects of the firm and its leaders. Lastly, Jason mentors and offers career guidance to military veterans through American Corporate Partners.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Alexander Smith, CFP®, CIMA®

Senior Wealth Strategy Associate
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
212-713-9204
alex.smith@ubs.com

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Insight grounded in experience
Alex has been a key member of Katz Wealth Management for nearly two decades, overseeing all of the team’s fixed income strategies and lending solutions. He works closely with clients to manage their bond portfolios, utilizing municipal, government and corporate fixed income as well as short-term cash alternatives. In addition, Alex advises clients on UBS borrowing capabilities, such as securities-backed lines of credit. Lastly, he focuses on corporate and executive services, helping those who must comply with Rule 144, restricted stock/options and 10b5-1 requirements.

Credentials that build confidence
Alex is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and is trained in personal financial planning, retirement planning and estate planning strategies. He also holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation, administered by the Investment Management Consultants Association® and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Alex maintains his Series 7, 31, 63, 66 and New York State life and health insurance licenses. He received his B.A. in business from Adelphi University

Outside of UBS
Alex enjoys spending time with his family—his wife, Michelle, and their three children, Alexander, Christopher and Elizabeth. He is an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program and enjoys tennis, music and spending time with his family.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Evan Kresman, CFP®, CIMA®

Senior Wealth Strategy Associate
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
212-713-9207
evan.kresman@ubs.com

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Evan has served in a variety of roles since joining Katz Wealth Management in 2004. Today he partners with Jason on the essential area of client outreach. Together they proactively contact clients to review portfolio strategy, account performance, and market updates. Evan also collaborates with the team in analyzing portfolios and presenting investment solutions tailored to clients’ individual portfolios. Finally, Evan co-heads the team's comprehensive financial planning process, reviewing such topics as retirement planning, asset allocation, investment management and insurance needs.

Credentials that build confidence
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Evan holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation, administered by the Investment Management Consultants Association® and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He has completed the UBS Wealth Management Education Program and maintains his Series 7, 31 and 66 securities licenses along with New York State life and health insurance licenses. Evan received his B.S. from The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Outside of UBS
Evan lives with his wife, Meredith, and enjoys yoga, running, and supporting local live music. Evan is also an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Ryan Pratt, CFP®

Senior Wealth Strategy Associate
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
212-713-9202
ryan.pratt@ubs.com

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Insight grounded in experience
Like so many members of the Katz Wealth Management team, Ryan has multiple specialties. He serves as the team's lead Portfolio Analyst, responsible for performing extensive reviews of clients’ investment portfolios and helping to develop customized solutions to align their portfolios with their financial plans. Ryan also oversees trading for all equities, exchange traded funds, mutual funds and options. Lastly, he heads the team's institutional money manager and investment solution due diligence process.

Credentials that build confidence
Ryan joined Katz Wealth Management in 2005 and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ trained in personal financial planning, retirement planning and estate planning strategies. He maintains his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses.

Ryan received his B.A. in finance from The College of Business Administration at Fordham University and his M.B.A. from Fordham Graduate Business School.

Outside of UBS
Ryan enjoys live music and the great outdoors and is an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program. In his free time, he is also a volunteer and mentor in various New York Cares programs.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Tommy Karavas, CFA®, CFP®, CIMA®

Senior Wealth Strategy Associate
Chartered Financial Analyst®
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
212-713-8465
tommy.karavas@ubs.com

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Insight grounded in experience
Tommy, a Katz Wealth Management team member since 2007, co-heads the team's comprehensive financial planning process along with overseeing all insurance planning for clients, an integral part of the team's trademark careful planning process. Tommy analyzes client's insurance needs, reviews existing policies, and makes sure that clients have the right coverage via such solutions as long-term care, life insurance, and annuities. Lastly, Tommy assists clients in pursuing philanthropic efforts and has extensive experience in establishing donor-advised funds, private foundations, endowments, and charitable gift annuities.

Credentials that build confidence
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Tommy has received extensive training in advanced planning for retirement, college saving, insurance, and wealth transfer strategies. Tommy holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation, administered by Investment Management Consultants Association® and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He also maintains Series 3, 7, and 66 securities licenses as well as New York State life and health insurance licenses. In addition, Tommy is also a CFA® charterholder and an active member of the CFA Society of New York. Tommy graduated with a B.S. from The John F. Welch School of Business at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, where he played Division I volleyball.

Outside of UBS
Tommy enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends, and is an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Kenji Yoshikawa, CRPS®

First Vice President - Wealth Management
Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®)
212-713-9248
kenji.yoshikawa@ubs.com
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Insight grounded in experience
Kenji joined the Katz Wealth Management team in 2009, specializing in exchange traded fund and mutual fund 401(k) platforms. As a Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM , Kenji has received extensive training in retirement plan solutions, design, and implementation, an expertise he utilizes in working with businesses and corporate 401(k) directors to help develop customized retirement plan solutions.

Understanding that client knowledge equals client empowerment, Kenji also specializes in educating plan participants regarding their asset allocation, investment choices and planning for retirement. And as an experienced financial advisor, he guides clients through market updates, investment performance, and portfolio strategy.

Credentials that build confidence
Kenji received his B.S.B.A. from Ohio State University and maintains his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses as well as his life and health insurance license.

Outside of UBS
Kenji lives in New York City with his wife, Emily, and their two children, Eva and Daniel. Kenji is a board member of a culinary foundation in New York, an active member of the Asian-American community, and a competitive triathlete. He is also an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Julie M. Kasberg

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
325-486-5104
julie.kasberg@ubs.com
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Insight grounded in experience
Julie specializes in insurance and annuity strategies for the Katz Wealth Management team. With over three decades of experience in the financial services industry, she understands the importance of providing clients with a clear path to the future and works closely with them to understand their long-term needs.

Credentials that build confidence
Julie maintains her Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, as well as her life and health insurance licenses, and can incorporate life insurance into clients’ financial plans where appropriate. She has also been recognized as a UBS Directors Club Member, Julie lives in San Angelo, TX, with her husband, Michael, an accomplished performing musician. For the last thirty years, she has volunteered in soup kitchens across the United States, including New York City, Chicago, California and Texas.


Registered States:
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, LA, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA


Michael Thomas Zangoglia

Client Service Associate
212-713-9205
michael.zangoglia@ubs.com

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Mike joined Katz Wealth Management in 2015 and oversees the day-to-day client service and operational responsibilities for the team, along with assisting in research and trading efforts. Mike has completed the CFA® curriculum and maintains his Series 7, 9 and 66 securities licenses.

Mike received his B.A. from Rutgers University, where he studied economics and psychology. He is an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program. In his spare, time, he enjoys working out and playing golf.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Zachary Mazur

Senior Client Service Associate
212-713-9504
zachary.mazur@ubs.com

Zach joined UBS in 2002 and serves as a Client Service Associate, working closely with clients to prepare account reviews, portfolio proposals, and trading.

Zach received his B.A. in political science from SUNY Albany, with minors in both business and Spanish, and holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. In his spare time, enjoys sailing and any type of exercise.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Joshua Michael Levine

Client Service Associate
212-713-9206
josh.levine@ubs.com

Josh joined Katz Wealth Management in 2017 as a Client Service Associate. He assists in all client service and operational responsibilities for the team, including preparation of statements, portfolio reviews, and tax documents. He recently completed his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses.

Josh received his B.A. in English from Duke University where he was also a nationally ranked Division I tennis player. He is an active participant in the UBS Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility program.


Registered States:
AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI


Sean Haran Quinn

Client Service Associate
212-713-6246
sean.h.quinn@ubs.com

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Sean became a part of Katz Wealth Management in 2017, when he joined the team as a Client Service Associate. He works on all areas of client service, providing clients with account-related details and preparing statements, portfolio reviews and tax documents.

Sean graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 2016, where he enjoyed playing club golf and lacrosse.