B.A. Political Science 1993 B.A. International Relations 1993
Christopher J. DeMonte is a Partner and Managing Director at Cresset, a Chicago-headquartered wealth management and private investment firm. In his role as a Wealth Advisor, Chris works with a team of internal and external multidisciplinary experts to understand, enhance and improve upon a family’s entire wealth picture. This encompasses advising on estate and wealth transfer, financial planning, philanthropic endeavors, banking and credit needs, while customizing an appropriate investment delivery.
Previous to Cresset, Chris worked as a Senior Vice President and Wealth Advisor at Neuberger Berman where he was part of a team overseeing $1.6 billion in assets under management. Prior to that, Chris served as an Executive Director and Investor with J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank working with $1.5 billion of high-net-worth and not-for-profit assets. He has also had investment and wealth advisory roles with Citi Private Bank, Northern Trust and U.S. Trust in the Silicon Valley.
Chris has a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and member of the CFA Chicago Society. He is active in running, mountain biking and triathlons, and is highly involved in youth athletics and a local nonprofit organization. Chris lives in Naperville, Illinois with his wife and two Badger-crazed, teenage boys.