Christopher DeLaura is the Chief Executive Officer of SAM, an independent registered investment advisory firm that helps its clients reach their investing goals through informed active management. SAM has more than 35 associates serving clients across the country, with employees in TX, NY, MD, CA, AZ, NV, CT, and WA.
Christopher spent half of his 26-year career at UBS in several roles, including working with high net worth families as a Financial Advisor and serving as Director of the firm’s Emerging Affluent Program. After his time at UBS, Christopher joined Westport Resources, a Westport, CT based wealth advisory firm, where he served in a variety of roles including Financial Planner, Portfolio Manager, and Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure at Westport Resources, the firm became recognized as one of Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors.
Prior to joining SAM, Christopher spent 6 years at Fieldpoint Private Securities, where he again worked in many capacities, including Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and President, before being named the Chief Executive Officer for the company in 2020. In 2020, he led the expansion of the business into both the Orlando and Miami areas in Florida, again achieving a Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors ranking after growing the firm to over $4 billion in assets under management.
Christopher is an alumnus of New York University’s Stern School of Business. Outside of his work at SAM, Christopher can most often be found spending time with his family.