About the Author

Tony Roth

Chief Investment Officer

Anthony “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

Are we at Risk of a Recession? Know Your Downside.

Tony Roth |
Wilmington Wire
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October 17, 2018— In case 2017 let you be lulled into thinking that markets only go up, surely the recent turbulence served to remind you otherwise. Stock market corrections—even brief ones—are like a bumpy plane ride. What can be terrifying to the novice can be of little consequence to the seasoned flier who understands the mechanics of flight.


Capital Perspectives October 2018

Tony Roth |
Investment Management

In the October issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth discusses how, despite the economic and other potentially significant risks that are present, the economic outlook bodes well for the aging-but-still-raging stock market.In Focus examines the wisdom of investing new cash in a stock market that is trading at or near all-time highs, years into a bull market—and what’s happened to “buy low, sell high.