Jill Arkwright Harvey is a managing director and wealth advisor with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. Jill partners with Richard Arkwright and Linda Sutkin as the Sutkin Arkwright Harvey Group. The team, which led William Blair’s Private Wealth Management expansion into New York City, has deep cross-generational experience in wide-ranging areas of finance and is dedicated to excellence in the customized investment strategies it provides to individuals, families, not-for-profits, foundations, and endowments.
Jill and her team combine decades of investment experience with William Blair’s acclaimed equity research and vast financial planning resources to deliver a superior customer experience with proven results. With communication as the foundation of the team’s process, its priority is to truly understand its clients’ needs and risk tolerance, a critical step in helping clients achieve their unique goals within their total financial picture.
Jill joined the firm from Fieldpoint Private Advisors, where she was portfolio manager and managing director. She began her career in 1992 as an analyst at Gray, Seifert and Co., specializing first in Asian markets and then in the consumer, finance, and transportation industries before assuming portfolio management duties. She earned the CFA designation in 1996 and is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.
Jill has a lifelong dedication to various philanthropic causes, which was instilled in her by her parents and reinforced by her Jesuit education. She has volunteered in the children’s acute-care facility at Terence Cardinal Cooke Hospital, and served other worthy causes, with the Auxiliary of the American Association of the Sovereign Order of Malta and as member of the Junior League of New York City. She is a member of the board of trustees of St. Giles Foundation, Emma Adams Foundation, and the Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens. Jill graduated magna cum laude with an Asian studies concentration from the College of the Holy Cross, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She lives in Manhasset, New York, with her husband and children.