William Atha

William Atha

Senior Vice President, Investments

While focusing his business on his clients’ individual financial objectives, William believes the most successful wealth management strategies look at the big picture. He uses a comprehensive, solution-focused approach, delivered with constant personal attention and a commitment to his clients’ best interests.

William is dedicated to managing and preserving wealth by establishing deep and valued relationships with you and your family. By gaining a comprehensive understanding of your needs and goals, he enhances and preserves your investments while assisting you with your goals through long-term financial solutions. He uses complex financial planning strategies, such as estate planning, mutigenerational wealth planning, family dynamics and governance, executive financial service compensation management, business succession and monetization strategies, asset management for liquid and illiquid assets, and risk and wealth management strategies for high-net-worth individuals and nonprofits in the U.S.

Prior to joining Raymond James & Associates, William was a senior vice president, wealth advisor and family wealth director at Morgan Stanley. He also worked for Bernstein Global Wealth Management as a principal and senior investment advisor. He worked as a commercial real estate broker, last as a senior vice president and corporate account manager in the office leasing division of Grubb and Ellis Co. as well. William began his career with Arco International Oil and Gas Company and was based in Jakarta, Indonesia, for four years.

William earned a Bachelor of Science of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University. He was a mentor to the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University and has been a lecturer at the Chaminade Hawaii Tax Institute for 19 years. He specializes in working with family offices, high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth estates. He is also a speaker in professional forums and family offices throughout the U.S.