Chris Aitken

Chris Aitken

Formal First Name
Christopher (Chris)
1957 - present

Christopher Aitken, CIMA®, Managing Director of Aitken and Associates at UBS, acts as the team’s senior partner and coordinates manager research, asset allocation, and investment policy statements. Prior to joining UBS in 2017, he was a Managing Director and Private Wealth Advisor at Merrill Lynch, a Managing Director at Smith Barney, and an Accountant at PwC where he audited and monitored non-profit client assets. Chris frequently speaks at conferences across the country on asset allocation modeling, investment policy oversight, alternative investing and portfolio attribution analysis. Chris has long had an interest in the financial markets, and has been continuously recognized as a top advisor by leading industry publications such as Forbes, Barron’s, and Financial Times.

Professional Experience

Academic History

Awards and Recognitions

  • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2016–2020
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019–2020
  • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2014–2020
  • Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2011–2013
  • Barron's Top 100 Financial Advisors, 2006–2008
  • Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors, 2014, 2016, 2019