Richard Yam, J.D.

Senior Vice President, Director of Wealth Strategy – Wealth & Tax Planning

Based in our New York City office, Rich serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Wealth Strategy – Wealth & Tax Planning. In this role, he supports the broader Family Office Services team and advisors across the firm by helping address the estate and tax planning needs of their ultra-high net worth clients, identifying possible strategies to transfer multi-generational wealth efficiently and protect assets. He works with a client’s estate planning attorney, tax advisor, and other trusted professionals to simplify the process for the client and their family.

Prior to joining Wealthspire in 2018, Rich was an attorney at Rivkin Radler, a multi-practice law firm, in their Long Island office for five years. His practice was focused on estate and tax planning for ultra-high net worth clients, long-term care planning, and estate and trust administration.

Previous Experience

  • Attorney at Rivkin Radler LLP

Education & Credentials

  • BS, Northwestern University
  • MBA, Baruch College
  • JD, Brooklyn Law School

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