Quick Overview of Spielberger & Brooks
Wealth Management

Since our inception in 1998, we’ve anchored our investment philosophy on diversification and quantitative asset allocation.

Mark Spielberger was formerly at the private bank now known as JP Morgan Chase. This allows the firm to combine the highly personal concierge services of a family office with the sophisticated resources of an institutional investment consulting firm.

Spielberger & Brooks believes in open architecture solutions and unbiased advice, setting the industry standard for today’s wealth management firms. Spielberger & Brooks is a market leader in objective wealth counseling for affluent investors.

The guiding tenets of the company’s business model – outstanding investment performance, exceptional service, objectivity and innovative thinking – integrate well with the increasingly sophisticated demands of high net worth families. Today, Spielberger & Brooks serves approximately 100 families of exceptional wealth. The firm provides clients with impartial investment consulting and a variety of wealth management services tailored specifically to the high net worth marketplace, with particular expertise in goal-based investment planning, portfolio construction, alternative investments, concentrated wealth strategies and performance reporting.

Mark Spielberger

President & CEO
Prior to starting Spielberger & Brooks, Mr. Spielberger created and was President of Spielberger Dampf Brill & Levine LLC. for over 11 years. Prior to Spielberger Dampf Brill & Levine LLC. Mr. Spielberger created and was named Director in charge of the Private Advisory Services Group, (PAS) at the Chase Manhattan Private Bank (previously Chemical Private Bank) for over 15 years. Mr. Spielberger headed up a dedicated team of investment professionals managing over $500 million in the bank’s Investment Allocation Program. Prior to joining Chemical’s Private Bank, Mr. Spielberger began the Personal Financial Planning Program at Shearson Loeb Rhoades. Mr. Spielberger holds a B.S. (Beta Gamma Sigma) and M.B.A. in Taxation and Investments and Securities from New York University.

Craig Brooks

Managing Partner
Prior to becoming a partner in Spielberger & Brooks, Craig was the President of Craig Brooks Consulting, Inc. He has also had two years of work experience at MCI Center in the Public Relations offices of the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. Craig received his BBA from The George Washington University in 2001, graduating with honors. While attending The George Washington University, Craig was one of the persons responsible for starting the National Business Fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. Craig received his MBA with distinction in Finance from Hofstra University in 2011. Craig is a licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent in the state of New York. He is currently pursuing his Certified Financial Planning (CFP) designation.

Our Mission

Spielberger & Brooks provides personalized, quality investment advisory services to affluent individuals to assist them in achieving their financial goals. In working to achieve these goals, we consider the client’s:

  • Return objectives
  • Tolerance for risk
  • Time horizon
  • Current income
  • Wealth transfer and philanthropic objectives
  • Need for liquidity

Our Philosophy

We look to build long-term solid relationships with our clients utilizing the five areas of financial planning:

  • Investments
  • Insurance
  • Retirement Planning
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning

Combining the different areas of financial planning, helps us to better understand client’s needs, objectives, and desires which in turn helps clients to achieve many of their financial goals. We take a proactive, structured approach to communicating with our clients about the specific life circumstances that are likely to impact their financial future. Changing life stages and the associated financial events can lead to uncertain and stressful times. Through working together closely, we help our clients to be prepared and are able to alleviate many of the concerns and harms that can exist without proper planning.

Fee Schedule

Spielberger & Brooks is compensated by clients based on a percentage of assets under management. In some instances, a negotiated fee may be charged for financial planning services.

Asset Level

  • $250,000 – $500,000
  • $500,000 – $2M
  • $2M – $4M
  • $4M – $6M
  • $6M – $8M
  • $8M +

Base Fee +

  • $3,125
  • $6,250
  • $17,500
  • $29,500
  • $37,500
  • $43,500

Annual Percentage

  • 1.25% on balance over $250,000
  • 0.75% on balance over $500,000
  • 0.60% on balance over $2M
  • 0.40% on balance over $4M
  • 0.30% on balance over $6M
  • 0.20% on balance over $8M

Performance based fee information is available upon request.

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