Welcome to Ed Butowsky’s Official Website



Ed Butowsky is an internationally recognized expert in the wealth management industry. Ed is known for his unique ability to analyze the current political environment and explain how it affects investment portfolios.

Ed has been in the financial services industry for more than 25 years, and started his career with Morgan Stanley, where he was a Senior Vice President in private wealth management. During his 18-year career there, he became the firm’s top producer nationally, as well as the first advisor to surpass one billion dollars in assets under management. He also was recognized as a member of both the Chairman’s Club and the Equity Club, a distinction reserved for only the top advisors at the Morgan Stanley.

Through his work with professional athletes, Ed was prominently featured in the Sports Illustrated article, “How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke,” which became one of the most widely read articles in Sports Illustrated history. Additionally, Ed was featured in the film “Broke,” an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary chronicling professional athletes and their monetary experiences.

Ed is a frequent guest on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox Business News, FOX News Channel, Bloomberg TV and China TV, and has made hundreds of appearances on national television. He frequently is seen on “Varney and Co”, “Closing Bell”, “Street Signs”, “Your World w/ Cavuto”, “America Live” with Megyn Kelly, “Willis Report”, “America’s News HQ”, “Taking Stock” with Pimm Fox, TheBlaze TV with Glenn Beck, and “Wilkow!” with Andrew Wilkow. Ed is also regularly heard on radio shows around the country, such as “Mad Dog Radio” and “Bloomberg Radio,” discussing wealth management and current topics in the world of finance and investing.

As a leading voice on financial matters, Ed also frequently publishes on FoxBusiness.com. And he was featured as one of seven financial coaches/experts in the first of its kind online reality series, “The Invested Life”, a nine-month series that followed real people facing today’s most common investment concerns and their journey to take control of their finances. (www.theinvestedlife.msn.com)

Ed has lectured at Yale University, NYU’s Stern School of Business, SMU’s Cox School of Business and speaks around the country to financial advisors on how to properly manage portfolios. Butowsky also is the originator of the CHIP score. The CHIP score is the first metric designed to properly and effectively evaluate and score a portfolio’s strength based on all the elements that affect portfolio performance: rate of return, risk, inflation, taxes, management fees and investment fees. Additionally, Ed created the Chapwood Index, a real cost of living index that attempts to show, on a quarterly basis, a more accurate figure for cost of living increases in the nation’s top 50 major metropolitan areas. (http://www.chapwoodindex.com/)

Butowsky launched Chapwood Investments, LLC in 2005, a private wealth management advisory firm focusing on providing comprehensive financial counseling and investment advice to wealthy families and individuals.

Recognizing the need for high-quality alternative investments in 2010, Ed launched Paramount Access Advisors, LLC: a registered investment company designed to work with RIAs (registered investment advisors) and broker dealers around the country, providing accessibility to top-tier hedge fund managers that are usually unavailable to most individual investors. Additionally, Ed developed the Paramount Institutional Access Fund, a 40-Act fund providing access to these institutional quality hedge fund managers for a low minimum investment.

Ed Butowsky is an accomplished speaker on a variety of investment topics. For more information or to book Ed for an upcoming speaking engagement, please visit his profile at The Goodman Speaker’s Bureau.

Ed is a long-standing member of the Plano/Dallas community. He is an avid tennis and golf player, and resides with his family in Plano, Texas.

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U.S. Markets End Week Mixed After Ukraine-Driven Slide

on Aug 18, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
U.S. Markets End Week Mixed After Ukraine-Driven Slide The U.S. markets ended mixed this week after a major sell-off on Friday fueled by Ukrainian crisis related news. this of course while other news of crisis around the world continue in Iraq and Syria. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox News America’s News HQ to...

Ed Butowsky Talks Consumer Spending On The Real Halftime

on Aug 18, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Ed Butowsky Talks Consumer Spending On The Real Halftime While all eyes have been on current events around the world reports indicate that consumers in the US are not buying as much as they have in the past. Is this an indicator to stocks of Walmart and other grocery and merchandise companies? Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins...

Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Halftime

on Aug 12, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Halftime Global current events are all over the news understanding how to react to them relative to your investments is what many people worry about. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney & Co. to discuss the impact to investment portfolios due to current events...

Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 6.2 Percent In July

on Aug 04, 2014 in Fox News, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
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Jobs Report Disappointing: Will Fed Hold Off On Raising Interest Rates?

on Aug 03, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Jobs Report Disappointing: Will Fed Hold Off On Raising Interest Rates? The economy putting a disappointing 209,000 jobs in July, which was 90,000 fewer than the month before. Furthermore, wages only went up a tiny fraction. As we look back at this past week we see the huge sell off and this jobs report does not help. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment...

AbbVie Says It Reached Deal To Buy Shire For More Than $54B

on Jul 22, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
AbbVie Says It Reached Deal To Buy Shire For More Than $54B The U.S. drug maker AbbVie is buying drug maker Shire of Ireland for an estimated $54B. This will allow yet another U.S. company to leave America to greener tax pastures overseas. AbbVie is going to Dublin, Ireland. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney...

How To Understand Worldwide Current Events To Market Trends

on Jul 21, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
How To Understand Worldwide Current Events To Market Trends With the current events occurring around the world today both good and bad, to the analysts of the world this has been seen before. In this past weeks case you get a shocking incident like the Malaysian airliner shot down and the Israeli offensive against Hamas and their rocket launching brigade. The effect of this is the market tumbles the shock...

Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Halftime 7-16-14

on Jul 21, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Ed Butowsky Joins The Real Halftime 7-16-14 Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney & Co. on The Real Halftime to discuss current events around Time Warner bid whether its good or bad for Netflix, Yahoo’s future, and economic patriotism. Related articles across the web Ed Butowsky Joins The...

Christie’s Sells $4.5 Billion of Art In The First Half OF 2014

on Jul 21, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
Christie's Sells $4.5 Billion of Art In The First Half OF 2014 Christie’s said it sold $4.5 Billion worth of art and decorative art just in the first half of 2014. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney & Co. as a panel analyst to discuss how the super wealthy of the world are turning to acquire assets in art...

440 Percent Surge In Tattoo Removal Over Last Decade

on Jul 18, 2014 in Fox Business, Media Center by Ed Butowsky | No Comments »
440 Percent Surge In Tattoo Removal Over Last Decade The business of Tattoo removal is up 440% in the past decade and is growing into major niche business. Ed Butowsky, wealth manager, financial advisor, and managing partner of Chapwood Investment Management, joins Fox Business Varney & Co. as a panel analyst to discuss how the tattoo removal business is growing and why. Related articles...

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Ed Butowsky is a nationally-recognized expert in investment management. Butowsky has been in the financial services industry for over 22 years. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley and a Managing Director ... More »

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Ed Butowsky, Managing Partner
Chapwood Capital Investment Management, LLC
Website: www.chapwoodinvestments.com
Email: ed@chapwoodinvestments.com
Phone: (972) 865-2225