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

Episode 32: Wealth Management Leader Doris Meister Surveys the Industry Landscape

Tony Roth and Doris P. Meister |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

May 12—With each challenge comes the opportunity to reevaluate and do better. This was supremely evident in 2020, as the pandemic brought about a sea change in the way business is done. At Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank, for example, sweeping advances in technology that were in the works before COVID were brought to bear at breakneck speed.

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Capital Perspectives May 2021

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the May issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he explains why we remain overweight equities and the significance of an expected market correction. He also reveals our expectations for the economic trajectory and the importance of staying invested and calm to help potentially reap rewards down the road.

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Episode 31: Streaming Wars

Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

April 28—Cable vs. streaming: Who will survive or even thrive? In our latest episode we explore rapidly changing tastes and how viewers are choosing to consume content from an ever-increasing supply of providers—as well as what it means for earnings of broadcast television and cable companies.

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Webinar: ESG Strategy Returns—Why We Believe They May Be Sustainable

Tony Roth and Steve Norcini |
Investment Management

April 21—Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment strategies have long been in vogue and investors are showing a greater-than-ever appreciation for their principles. Do ESG strategies require a sacrifice on the performance front—or can you reap competitive returns while putting your money to work in a way that aligns with your values? Time will tell, according to our experts.

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Capital Perspectives April 2021

Tony Roth and Steve Norcini |
Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the April issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he reveals how the 2020 recession and ongoing recovery differ from past experience, our overall optimistic view of the U.S. and global economic trajectories, and where we see potential risks and opportunities.

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