Jeffrey Grinspoon works with business owners and executives formulating business succession plans, managing liquidity events and executing wealth transfer strategies. Mr. Grinspoon brings over twenty years of financial industry experience to Hightower. He began his career as a Financial Advisor with Legg Mason in 1998.
He has been recognized in the Top 100 Independent Advisors by Barrons from 2015-2021 as well as Forbes Top Wealth Advisors in 2016-2021 and Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors Nationwide 2016-2021. In addition, Mr. Grinspoon was listed in 2005-2007 as one of The Winner’s Circle Top 50 Advisors in the Virginia Business Magazine and from 2014-2018 on the Barron’s Top 1200 Advisors 2019-2021 (nationwide), most recently he was ranked #2 in the state of Virginia. Mr. Grinspoon has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation.
Jeff has a double-major Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and General Business and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland. He continues to make his home Maryland with his wife, Marnie; and daughters, Lindsey and Jessica. Active in his community, Mr. Grinspoon has deep ties to the University of Maryland. He’s on the Board of Advisors of Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and an active mentor for the football team’s incoming freshmen. He is also heavily involved with supporting our veterans through his charitable work for the Dog Tag Bakery, where he provides financial education for their entrepreneurial cohorts. When not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and playing golf.