Ed Butowsky, Managing Partner, Chapwood Capital Investment Management
Ed Butowsky is an internationally recognized expert in the investment wealth management industry. Ed has a unique ability to combine the current political environment with how it affects investment portfolios. Butowsky has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years. Ed started his career with Morgan Stanley and was a Senior Vice President in private wealth management. In his 18 years at Morgan Stanley, he was the firm’s top producer nationally as well as the first advisor to surpass one billion dollars in assets under management. He was also 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, Butowsky was recently featured in the Sports Illustrated article, “How (and Why) Athletes Go Broke.” This article to date is the most popular article 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. He is a frequent guest on CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, Fox Business News, FOX News Channel, and Bloomberg TV, and China TV and has made hundreds of appearances on national television. Butowsky is often 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 other subjects that are of interest and timely related to the finance/investments world. Furthermore, Ed frequently publishes articles relating to current financial topics for FoxBusiness.com. Most recently, 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 featuring real people facing today’s most common investment concerns and their journey to taking control of their finances. (www.theinvestedlife.msn.com)
Ed has lectured at Yale University, NYU Stern School of Business, and SMU Cox School of Business and speaks around the country to financial advisors on how to properly manage portfolios. Butowsky is also 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 elements that attribute to portfolio performance; rate of return, risk, inflation, taxes, management fees and investment fees. Additionally, Ed is the creator of 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 well-respected member of the Plano/Dallas community. He is an avid tennis and golf player and resides with his family in Plano, Texas.