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 master’s degrees in French and international tax law from Université Panthéon Sorbonne, and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in philosophy.


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Capital Perspectives January 2022

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the January issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth discusses the inflation trajectory—the single most important variable shaping the economic and market outlook in 2022. A pivotal element impacting the demand and supply sides of the inflation equation is the long‑awaited rotation from goods consumption to services.

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Episode 45:
2022 Capital Markets Forecast—The Adaptive Brilliance of Business

Tony Roth and Meghan Shue |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

December 15—“Global resource disorder.” It’s a term the team coined to convey the severe labor market shortage which—more than any other economic factor—has brought about a massive breakdown in the normally well-oiled global supply chain.

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Episode 44:
2022 Capital Markets Forecast—An Economic Cycle Unlike Any Other

Tony Roth and Luke Tilley |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

December 15—The health crisis of the past two years has resulted in acute dislocations among key pockets of the economy, leading to a cycle that is unprecedented. We face inflation that’s at its highest in nearly four decades and the tightest-ever labor market. Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and Chief Economist Luke Tilley discuss the disconnects within the economy, the anticipated trajectory for inflation, and much more. Please listen to important disclosures at the end of the podcast.

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Episode 43: Help Wanted—More Than Ever Before

Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth
Hiring sign

December 8—Employees and job-seekers are very much in the driver’s seat in today’s high-demand low-supply labor market—a severe issue punctuated by the November jobs report. And the labor participation rate remains a critical factor in trying to dimension the long-term trajectory of markets and inflation.

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Eye on Omicron

and Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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December 1, 2021 – Fears around the newest COVID-19 variant, Omicron, have jolted investors out of a holiday lull, sending risk assets lower, bond prices higher, and whipsawing expectations for future Fed policy. We see the Omicron variant as widening the range of possible economic and market outcomes over the next three to six months.

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