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Ben Pettigrew


Throughout all the market cycles, one thing has remained constant for Ben: clients have always been the highest priority.  As a co-founder of Redwood Park Advisors, Ben is able to ensure profits do not come before clients.

Redwood Park Advisors is an independent wealth management firm where your investments, taxes and estate planning strategies come together. We provide customized, integrated solutions for high-net worth investors and institutions. 

Ben Pettigrew is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and holds a B.S. in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.  During time away from the office Ben enjoys spending time at the beach, fishing, freediving and watching rugby.





David M. Smith


David Smith is a founding partner at Redwood Park Advisors. He is responsible for investment research and analysis, asset allocation, and portfolio management.  He has worked as a senior investment analyst at a $4.5 billion hedge fund and $7.0 billion Bay Area pension fund where he specialized in fixed income and equity investments.  Prior to returning to investment management in 2012 he was a vice president of investment banking for a regional broker-dealer focused on municipal investment banking. During his six years as a municipal investment banker David, helped cities, schools, 501(c)(3) heath care systems, and  water and power agencies finance and refund capital projects totaling more than $10 billion in face value securities as senior manager, co-manager, or financial advisor.  

David received a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from San Diego State University where he currently serves as a mentor for graduating seniors.  David also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco where he previously served on the continuing education committee.  In his free time he enjoys golfing, skiing, mountain biking, and spending time with his family and friends.