Robert L. Oster

Managing Director, Wealth Advisor Baltimore Wealth Management

About Robert

Robert Oster is a managing director and wealth advisor with William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group. In this capacity, he provides a full array of traditional brokerage and advisory services for individual and corporate clients, with an emphasis on large-cap growth stocks, fixed income, and tax-efficient investing. In addition, Bob has extensive experience in philanthropic planning and strategy, including the use of donor-advised funds and multi-generational planning. Before joining William Blair, Bob was a portfolio manager with Brown Advisory Securities, LLC for 16 years and before that worked 30 years with Alex. Brown & Sons and its successors, BT Alex. Brown and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown. He served in the Vietnam War from 1967 until 1969 and retired as a lieutenant in the United States Navy.

He is a member, investment committee, Corporation for the Relief of Widows for the Episcopal Diocese.

He received his undergraduate degree from Randolph-Macon College and his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia.


Randolph-Macon College, B.A.
University of Virginia, M.B.A.

About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

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