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 April 2022

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the April issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth explains how in a matter of weeks, it feels as if there have been decades worth of change, from economic, market, and geopolitical perspectives. The S&P 500 has responded with the first negative quarterly return in two years. At the same time, the index is down just 5.

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1Q in the Rearview Mirror: What’s Ahead in the 2022 Investment Landscape?

Meghan Shue and Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

April 6—As we entered 2022, even the onset of the omicron variant failed to shake markets’ optimism. With much of the world learning to cope with an endemic COVID-19 and rates set to rise, the stage was set for strong global growth. The last three months, though, have been less rosy than we might have hoped.  From the Russia/Ukraine conflict to inflation surprises, investors would be hard-pressed to say they were anticipating this level of macro uncertainty.

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Russia, Cyber Attacks & the U.S.:
How Afraid Should We Be?

Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

March 30—Without a battlefield in the traditional sense on which to retaliate against Ukraine supporters like the U.S. and Europe, Russia may be taking to cyberspace. Cyber attacks can be a tremendously powerful tool in Putin’s arsenal. Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and Mazars Principal and Cybersecurity Practice Leader Paul Truitt, look at the potential risks to our infrastructure and overall digital security.

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Capital Perspectives March 2022

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the March issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth explains that while the horrors unfolding in Ukraine are deeply upsetting at every level, it is our job as investors to separate emotions from the facts that might alter our 9–12-month view of the economy and financial markets at a time of heightened geopolitical turmoil.

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