Christopher J. Cesare
Chris is the Chief Executive Officer and a Founder of Vintris Wealth, LLC. Vintris is a start-up wealth management firm founded in June 2023 with a focus on partnering with existing firms and advisors within the Northeast, Carolinas, Georgia and Florida and underserved segments of the markets, including women and millennials.
Previously, Chris was a co-founder of Rocaton Investment Advisors, an institutional investment consulting firm. From its start in 2002, Rocaton grew from zero to 90 clients with $600B in assets under advisement and management. Chris served as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee, Compensation Committee, and Board of Managers. Chris also provided customized investment advice to large institutional investors, ranging in asset size from $100 million to $10+ billion, across the private and public sectors, delivering effective information, resources, and solutions to solve asset allocation, investment strategy, and the use of public, private, and alternative investment strategies.
Rocaton was ultimately acquired by Goldman Sachs Asset Management in 2019. As part of this process, Chris collaborated with peer leaders to drive negotiations, pre-transaction governance, due diligence, and firm evolution strategy associated with the acquisition. Following the acquisition, Chris was a Vice President, Lead Portfolio Manager and Consultant through May 2023.
Chris has more than three decades of institutional investment experience and earned his Bachelor of Science with a major in Finance from the University of Connecticut and his Master of Business Administration from Emory University Goizueta Business School.