Experience Makes all the difference

Our team has the resources and experience to fully understand the markets and build highly customized, comprehensive solutions. Our consultative process helps clients clarify their current financial situation, identify challenges and create a comprehensive plan.

Andrew Shantz, CFP®, CIMA®, CPWA®

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
203-705-4223
andrew.shantz@ubs.com

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Andrew Shantz enjoys consulting with senior executives to help them make working optional while maintaining and enhancing their lifestyle. Together with his partner, Tom Mantione and team his passion is pursuing intelligence and providing insight to a select group of clients where he can have a large impact. They use a disciplined discovery and planning process to help identify what is truly important to you and your family, look for potential risks that could impede your progress and consider alternative paths for getting you what you want. Andrew has spent 19 years increasing his knowledge as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), and a (CPWA®) from the Investment Management Consultants Association. Andrew has been a Worth Leading Wealth Advisor since 2014 and is a frequent contributor to Worth Magazine.

When not serving the needs of clients Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife and children, supporting the arts and education as patrons of the Pequot Library in Southport, CT and attempting to improve his golf game at the Patterson club in Fairfield, CT.

 


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WY


Thomas Mantione, CFP®, CIMA®, CPWA®

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
203-705-4222
thomas.mantione@ubs.com

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For the past 22 years Tom has channeled his passion for the financial markets into a profession in client service.  With his partner Andrew Shantz and their team, they use a consultative approach grounded in a unique definition of wealth management to serve the needs of a select group of privileged families.  Helping them answer the question, "What does wealth mean for me, my family, the people that we love, the communities we live in and the institutions and causes that are meaningful to us." Tom was recently named to Barron's top 1200 Advisor list and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), and a (CPWA®) from the Investment Management Consultants Association.

He and his wife live in Ridgefield, Connecticut with their two wonderful children.  They are members of the Waccabuc Country Club and enjoy golf, travel, wine, and hiking. For a combined 39 years Tom and his wife have been riders in the Pan Mass Challenge, a cross Massachusetts cycling event that raises money for cancer research at Dana Farber Cancer Institute.  Tom is also a strong supporter of the Mill River Collaborative, a group that aims to build and maintain a world-class green space for the Stamford community.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WY


Jill Orlando

Authorized Officer
Team Administrator
203-705-4225
jill.orlando@ubs.com

Jill joined UBS in 2005, bringing more than 18 years of experience working with ultra high net worth individuals and their families. She holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, and her special areas of focus include family estate planning and next-generation wealth transfer, asset/liability management and wealth preservation.

Jill studied international business at Florida Atlantic University. She lives in Pelham Manor, New York with her husband and three children. Jill currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of The Pelham Art Center and is a member of the Pelham Country Club, Laurel Links Country Club and the Stratton Mountain Club.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WY


Charles Dullea, CFP®

Authorized Officer
Wealth Strategy Associate
203-705-4226
charles.dullea@ubs.com

A graduate of Fairfield University with a B.A. in economics, Charlie started with the team as an intern in 2010. Upon graduation, he joined UBS full time in the spring of 2011. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and holds series 7 and 66 licenses. The team utilizes his technical skill set to assist in portfolio analysis and the construction of long-term cash flow planning models.

Charlie and his wife reside in East Williston, New York.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WY


Greg Merrill, CFP®

Financial Advisor
203-705-4218
gregory.merrill@ubs.com

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Greg Merrill joined UBS in 2013 through the internship program. Following graduation, he remained full-time with the firm as a financial planning specialist in the New York Private Wealth Management Complex. Greg worked closely with Private Wealth Advisors assisting their prospects and clients with creating in depth wealth management solutions.

As a member of The Shantz Mantione Group, Greg takes this shared passion of using a consultative approach to wealth management and enjoys helping professional athletes and senior executives be prepared for life after their careers by using a disciplined approach and developing life-long relationships.

A graduate of Saint Anselm College with a B.A. in financial economics, Greg is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) and holds the series 7 and 66 licenses.

Greg is actively involved in the hockey community and is currently a member of the Young Professionals Board for Ice Hockey in Harlem. He lives in Stamford, CT.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WY


Elizabeth Mahr

Client Service Associate
203-705-4227
elizabeth.mahr@ubs.com

Liz has over 10 years of experience within the financial services industry. She has an extensive background in servicing the needs of a diverse range of private and corporate clients. She currently holds her series 7, 63 and 65 licenses. Liz received her MBA from Duke University's The Fuqua School of Business.

Liz lives in Westport, CT.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WY


Nicole Murphy

Wealth Strategy Associate
203-705-4219
nicole.murphy@ubs.com

Nicole joined UBS in the Summer of 2017 after graduating from Fairfield University. During her time at Fairfield, Nicole studied Finance and International Business. While not in the office, Nicole enjoys going to New York Giants games, reading a good book at the beach and traveling. Nicole holds her Series 7 and 66 licenses. She currently lives in Stamford, CT.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, VT, WA, WY


James P. Shantz

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
203-705-4224
james.shantz@ubs.com

Jim is the founder of the Shantz Mantione Group. He has devoted his career to creating a holistic wealth management platform that can help individuals and their families realize their goals. A veteran of six recessions and numerous market cycles during his 40 years in financial services, he is well-versed in counseling clients through stressful times. His special focus at this stage of his practice is relationship-building and working with other professional advisors to help ensure all the different parts of his clients’ wealth plans are working in tandem. Jim has earned a Series 7 securities license, Series 3 commodities license and insurance licenses.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Fordham University, where he also minored in economics and philosophy. Jim and his wife live in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and have three children and seven grandchildren.


Registered States:
CT