Greg Lonczak, CFP®

Managing Director, Private Client Group

Greg is a Partner and Managing Director of Clearstead. In his role, Greg advises affluent individuals and multi-generational families on a variety of wealth management challenges, including investment management, trust and estate planning, income taxes, family education, and family office management. Greg is a senior leader at the firm, playing an integral role in the development and implementation of Clearstead’s extensive income tax, wealth transfer, and investment program for principals of private equity and venture capital firms; with specific expertise in the effective estate transfer of their carried interests in investment funds. Greg also provides thought leadership on the firms’ use and recommendation of illiquid alternative investments (private equity, debt, real estate, and hedge funds) within a family’s investment portfolio and estate plan structure.

Prior to joining Clearstead in 2008, Greg spent five years at a boutique investment management firm on Cleveland’s west side. During his tenure, Greg served in a wide array of capacities, including managing the portfolio design and rebalancing of client accounts and researching investment managers and strategies. Greg is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, with a BBA in Finance. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and has participated in executive education programs in wealth management at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, learning to identify and analyze challenges high-net-worth individuals face, and understand how to develop specific strategies to minimize taxes, monetize and protect assets, maximize growth, and transfer wealth.

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We bring our clients objective financial leadership through our fee-only advisory model, which enables us to remain objective. We do not offer proprietary products and take no commissions from product sales: our only source of revenue is fees we receive for financial advice. True to our founding principles, we do the hard work: the day-to-day investment management integrated with organizational priorities and family aspirations.

Clearstead is an institutional and private client advisory firm that is relentless in providing solutions so our clients can exceed their aspirations and build stronger legacies for their families, their communities, and themselves.




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