Our Story

Optimal was founded in pursuit of elevating industry standards of care by always acting in the interest of our clients. As a boutique firm, we deliver innovative solutions that democratize the capabilities of the most successful institutional investors and preeminent family offices.

Our Philosophy

A cohesive team of elite professionals enables you to make smart decisions about managing your wealth. Intimate client-centered discovery drives a recognition that each families’ needs are unique. Through scenario planning and systematic processes, we strive to address failures, recognize opportunities and continuously evolve.

Our Process

Our investment consulting focuses on risk management and avoiding meaningful drawdowns. With an expertise in precisely integrating alternatives into traditional core portfolios, our open portfolio architecture provides a dynamic platform dedicated to help you achieve your Optimal Financial World.

It's time for a change on Wall Street.

Its products and services are anchored by conflicts of interest that serve the investment banks and their shareholders.

Optimal Capital Serves You


A boutique family office experience
dedicated to help you achieve your goals

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Investing with a little TLC



Optimal Open Architect

We work with Advisors who want to grow their business
and provide unique wealth management solutions to their clients


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Give Your Wealth an Ivy League Education



Source: American Association of Individual Investors, January 2017
**For illustrative purposes only, not representative of actual portfolios**

Ivy League Endowments
& Family Offices

Source: UBS/ Campden Wealth Global Family Office Report 2016
**For illustrative purposes only, not representative of actual portfolios**

How do we work together?

We’re flexible – We want to provide extreme value to you and your clients.


Serving as your outsourced CIO to deliver a comprehensive suite of solutions.


Asset allocation modeling and manager selection with back office and trading functionality.

A la Carte

Select underlying strategies on an a la carte basis. Access to growth, preservation, income and diversifiers.

Optimal provides exclusive access to institutional-quality,
direct private investments.

Our current direct investments include:


Talent acquisition & recruiter SaaS

Crypto-currency, blockchain & digital asset platform

Silicon-carbide manufacturing, substrate for EV, microchips & IoT applications

Distressed debt & real estate development

Healthcare staffing & services

Access PE

Our Team

Director, Client Services

Erin is dedicated to managing the Optimal Investment Office services. She brings 14 years experience in service of...

Founder and Chief Investment Officer

Jay is a 37-year veteran of the investment industry. As the principal architect of all Optimal strategies, Jay...

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Director, Strategy

Frances brings 16 years of technical market analysis and trading experience to her role as Director of Strategy. After...

Senior Associate, Private Capital

Isaac has 5 years of experience in the investment industry. He started as an intern with Optimal Capital in 2018 and...

General Counsel

Robert’s finance background and depth of legal experience enables him to provide seasoned guidance to Optimal Capital...