About the Author

Tony Roth

Chief Investment Officer

Tony Roth is Chief Investment Officer for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc, the investment advisory arm of M&T Bank Corporation. Tony plays a key role in developing and delivering investment services for our wealth, institutional, and brokerage clients. He provides strategic direction for the firm’s asset management investment activities including asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction. Tony leads the firm’s Investment Committee.

Tony joined Wilmington Trust in 2014 with extensive experience in wealth management and investment advisory. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Tony was Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Aquitaine Management in New York. Before that, he worked for UBS Wealth Management Americas as CIO, where he founded the Ultra High-Net-Worth Chief Investment Office. Earlier in his career, he was founder and co-head of the Advisory Services Division at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., served as director of the Family Wealth Group at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., and was a tax attorney at Cleary Gottlieb in New York.

Tony earned his law degree from Harvard Law School. He holds a master’s degree in French and International Tax Law from Université Panthéon Sorbonne, and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in Philosophy.

By the Author

Crypto Craze

Meghan Shue and Tony Roth |
Wilmington Wire

February 17, 2021—Bitcoin bulls gained another dose of credibility with the recent announcement that Tesla had bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and would start accepting payments for its products in bitcoin.1 Just a few days later, BNY Mellon announced it would hold, transfer, and issue cryptocurrencies on behalf of asset management clients.


Capital Perspectives February 2021

Tony Roth |
Investment Management

In the February issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he discusses the challenging short-term economic outlook. He also looks at the increased vaccine supply and distribution efforts, as well as the possible threat from COVID-19 mutations, and details potential investment opportunities.


Episode 17: Are Value Stocks Dead?

Tony Roth and Matthew Glaser |
Wilmington WealthWise with Tony Roth

August 26, 2020—Is the declaration of death of value stocks premature? After a decade or so of weakness relative to growth, value’s heartbeat is suddenly quickening. Hear our Head of Equity and Nontraditional Investments Matt Glaser and our Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth tackle the age-old value/growth debate and discuss what trends we can expect to unfold for equities overall.Please listen to important disclosures at the end of the podcast.