Christopher WaltersChristopher Walters, AIF®
Executive Director
Wealth Partner

"Understanding your life priorities is an important part of how I work with the clients I serve. It’s not just about markets and returns, it’s about what matters most to you and solving for that."

Awards and Industry Recognition

Forbes

Best-In-State Wealth Advisors
2022 • 2021
Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors
2021 • 2019 • 2018

About Christopher

Christopher Walters is an Executive Director, Wealth Partner and Portfolio Manager with J.P. Morgan Wealth Management.

Chris is the Co-Head of the Koch & Walters Group, and is responsible for managing the team and coordinating firm resources in servicing client needs. In 2022 and 2021, he was recognized by Forbes as a Best-In-State Wealth Advisor.

As a member of the J.P. Morgan Wealth Management Portfolio Manager Program, Chris is one of a select group of advisors who undergo a screening process to manage discretionary client portfolios, and are subject to ongoing quantitative and qualitative reviews to assess each advisor's investment strategy. He has also earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF) designation, which demonstrates his knowledge of and ability to apply fiduciary best practices.

Chris works with clients, their families and heirs to translate sophisticated financial matters into understandable terms. Chris is client-driven and creates approaches based on the entirety of a client's financial picture, listening intently to their priorities and working closely with their other trusted advisors such as CPAs and attorneys.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2015, Chris was a Relationship Manager at Credit Suisse Securities, responsible for business development, wealth planning and portfolio management. Previously he managed the investor relations effort at BGC Partners. He began his career at Bear Stearns as an investment banker.

Chris graduated with a B.S. from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. He earned an M.B.A. at Columbia Business School. Chris lives in Darien, Connecticut, with his wife, Courtney, their son and twin daughters. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

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