David Carey, CIMA®

Managing Director - Investments

Dave CareyDave Carey is the founding member of The Carey Group at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc, which provides wealth management services to entrepreneurs, corporate executives, affluent individuals and families, charitable entities and tax and legal professionals. Named a Forbes’ 2020 “Best-in State Wealth Advisor” Dave has over 35 years of experience in wealth management, including asset allocation, professional money management and alternative investments for qualified investors.  

Growing up in a large family, Dave learned the importance of financial security at a young age. Since beginning his investment career with Smith Barney Harris Upham in 1983, Dave has been committed to helping his clients understand, define and achieve their financial goals. Dave joined Oppenheimer in 1987 and has held a variety of roles at the Firm, beginning as a research analyst and Director of Marketing for the Firm’s proprietary Merger Arbitrage Department, before rising to manage its Private and Corporate Services Group based in New York. In 1995, he opened Oppenheimer’s San Francisco office before returning to his private investment practice to serve his clients full-time. 

Today, Dave is proud to lead a team of highly-experienced professionals dedicated to providing their clients with objective advice and a level of service that goes beyond traditional investment advisory.

Dave is a member of Oppenheimer’s prestigious Chairman’s Council, which recognizes the Firm’s Top 40 Financial Advisors and is also a member of The President’s Advisory Council of Oppenheimer Asset Management, Inc. (“OAM”).  He is a member of FINRA’s NYSE Hearing Board, a Trustee of The Compassionate Friends Foundation and is a past Trustee of the Drew School.

Dave received his Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation from the Investment & Wealth Institute through coursework at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dave holds Series 3, 7, 8, 63 and 65 licenses. He also has his Life Insurance License.

In his spare time he enjoys biking, skiing and travelling with his wife and three daughters.

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