David Edwards, MBA

Managing Director

David joined the Wealthspire team in 2023 through the acquisition of Heron Wealth, where he built the business as President & Founder for over thirty years. As a wealth advisor, he provides financial planning, investment advice, and tax and estate planning guidance to individuals and families across the United States and in Europe.

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Prior to founding Heron Wealth, David was associated with Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, and Nomura Securities, developing investment products and quantitative trading models.
David has contributed over 100 columns to TheStreet.com and International Business Times and is quoted frequently in the press. He was a member of the Investment Adviser Association, serving on the Legislation and Technology committees, and was an advisory board member for eMoney.

David graduated from Hamilton College with a concentration in History and Mathematics and holds an MBA in General Management from Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.

David competes in sailing regattas from New England to the Caribbean and coaches a hometown team in New York Harbor.

Previous Experience

  • President, Founder & Wealth Advisor at Heron Wealth
  • Associate at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Management Consultant at J.P. Morgan Securities & Nomura Securities
  • Associate at Morgan Stanley

Education & Credentials

  • MBA, University of Virginia Darden School of Business, General Management
  • BA, Hamilton College, History & Mathematics

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