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.


By the Author

Episode 34: Is the Stock Market Running Out of Juice?

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Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

June 9—The economy is still rising after a COVID-induced hibernation, further bolstered by easy monetary policy and vaccinations, while pent-up demand and stimulus are being deployed, brightening the outlook for corporate earnings—but for how long? How much has the recovery been priced into stocks? Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth welcomes the insights of seasoned stock pro Lori Calvasina, head of U.S.

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Capital Perspectives June 2021

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Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the June issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he answers important questions relating to the strength and the length of the U.S. economic bounce as well as the anticipated global upswing and the team’s rationale for a portfolio positioning shift within equities.

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Episode 33: Building Back Bridges & Roads?
America’s Newest Deal

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Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

May 26—The infrastructure package, which currently comes with a $1.7 trillion price tag, seeks to deliver new roads and bridges and expands clean energy initiatives. While President Biden is working toward a deal, a broad sweep of complex economic issues has yet to be worked out. To dimension the  implications and likely outcome of this initiative, Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth turns to Professor Rick Geddes, director of Cornell University’s Program in Infrastructure Policy.

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

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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

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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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