David Molnar is a Managing Director and Partner at HighTower San Diego.
At HighTower, David provides comprehensive financial planning, asset allocation management, investment management advice, executive compensation consulting, estate & trust planning, and philanthropic giving assistance. His ability to strategize personalized portfolios that include investment objectives, risk tolerance, and return expectations with a focused attention to detail has made him a highly sought-after financial advisor.
David has spent the last 22 years working in finance, and has been at HighTower San Diego since 2012. In addition to holding a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, David is also an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. A dynamic speaker, David is a regular contributor to CNBC and has been quoted in many of the top financial industry publications including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, The New York Times, San Diego Business Journal, Reuters, & TheStreet.com among others.
David enjoys working in finance because he finds it rewarding to serve others and see his clients’ goals accomplished. He says that he enjoys being part of the HighTower team in particular because he “gets the best of both worlds, the freedom and autonomy to serve my clients’ best interests with the institutional support that frees me up to focus on our client’s needs.”
He and his wife Lisa have two children and reside in Carlsbad, California. David lives an active lifestyle, and spends his time running and coaching youth sports. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, and spending time at home with his family.