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The Bieber Group

Combining our experience with the resources of Morgan Stanley, we help wealthy families address the complex challenges of managing significant wealth.


Our Story

For nearly three decades, we have worked with some of the world's most prominent entrepreneurs, executives and professionals, as well as their families, foundations and institutions. We are intimately familiar with the requirements of managing great affluence, and we have exceptional resources at our disposal. In essence, we have optimized our practice to help people like you and your family.

Combining our own experience and perspective with the expansive capabilities of Morgan Stanley, we help you address the many complex, multigenerational challenges of managing your wealth. All of us are focused on providing you and your family with the knowledge you require, and the attentive and unfailingly competent service you deserve.

We are honored to serve a select group of extraordinarily interesting and dynamic people. We look forward to the day you and your family are among them.


  • Family Governance & Wealth Education
  • Comprehensive Wealth Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Proprietary Investment Opportunities
  • Risk Management
  • Philanthropy Management

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About PWM

About PWM

Founded in 1977, Private Wealth Management is the division of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management that is dedicated to serving the firm’s most affluent clients, including some of the world’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, executives and stewards of multigenerational wealth.  Functioning as an exclusive investment boutique within a global financial firm, we deliver sophisticated solutions that leverage the intellectual capital and insight of Morgan Stanley’s substantial global resources. Drawing on a deep understanding of your financial life, our goal is to help you:

  • Manage investments with an unwavering focus on your financial strategy and personal goals
  • Create comprehensive, multigenerational wealth management plans based on your needs, challenges and the values that guide your life and legacy
  • Simplify financial complexity to help you achieve clarity and control 

Private Wealth Management Highlights
  • Approximately 250 teams1 specialized in assisting individuals and families with $20MM+ in investable assets
  • Over $300 billion in AUM2
  • Comprising over 20% of the Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 20163
  • Direct access to ultra high net worth experts in philanthropy, family dynamics, wealth transfer, lifestyle advisory and other areas of interest to ultra high net worth families

1 Morgan Stanley Internal Compensable Revenue Report, July 21, 2016
2 Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, December 31, 2016
3 Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors, April 16, 2016



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Discovery Process
Investing the time to learn about you and your family; your assets and liabilities and the risk exposures, enables us to formulate strategies and customize the relationship to your needs.

Formulation of Tax, Trust and Estate Strategy
Working with your tax and legal advisors, we help analyze your income and estate tax circumstances to identify and tailor planning techniques that may be used to address your objectives.

Creation of Customized Strategic Asset Allocation
Your customized asset allocation reflects risk, opportunities and taxation across multiple entities, while integrating your investing and estate plans.

Integration of Tactical Asset Allocation
Short-term adjustments seek to capitalize on temporary market distortions. Before making adjustments, we analyze the impact of taxes and trading costs on potential returns.

Implementation of a Customized Wealth Strategy
After comprehensive due diligence and analysis of expected results across multiple market scenarios, strategies are chosen from our expansive investment platform.

Ongoing Assessment
In coordination with your other advisors, we can conduct ongoing reviews and comprehensive reporting to ensure that your strategy adapts to changing financial and family needs.

Our Clients


Our clients are successful individuals who take great pride in their accomplishments, and expect equally high standards of excellence from their advisors. Our team is dedicated to meeting and exceeding their expectations… working to help each client preserve and grow their wealth while pursuing their ultimate financial goals. We value each relationship and strive to reward the trust our clients have placed in us.


35% - Foundations/Endowments

25% - Business Owners/Entrepreneur

20% - Corporate Executives

10% - Sports/Entertainment Professional

10% - Medical/Healthcare


 30% - $0-5 million

 25% - $5-10 million

 20% - $20-100 million

 15% - $100-500 million

 10% - $10-20 million

In The Press

David Bieber has been featured in leading industry publications such as Worth, Barrons, Forbes, and Financial Times.

Awards include:

Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors for 2018
Financial Time’s Top 400 Financial Advisors for 2018 
Forbes America’s Best in State Wealth Advisor for 2018
Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors for 2017
Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors for 2017
Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors for 2016
Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors for 2016
Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors for 2015
Financial Times Top 400 Advisors for 2015
Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 2015
Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors for 2014
Financial Times Top 400 Advisors for 2014
Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 2014
Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors for 2013
Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 2013
Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors for 2012
Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 2012
Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors for 2011
Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 2011
Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors for 2010
Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors list for 2010



  • 1290 Ave Of Americas, 12th Fl
  • New York, NY 10104

    Meet the Professionals

    Managing Significant Wealth

    • Investment Management
    • Wealth Transfer & Philanthropy
    • Cash Management & Lending
    • Family Governance & Legacy
    • Signature Access
    • Business Services

    Insights and Outcomes

    Thought Leadership for our ultra high net worth clients, which contains thought-provoking articles, authored by leading experts from Morgan Stanley Family Office Resources.

    We look forward to discussing your needs and goals, and the exceptional resources we can place at your disposal.

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