John Vessa is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management who has been with the firm for over 30 years. As a designated Family Wealth Director, John provides wealth advisory services to private clients, corporate executives and institutional clients. John is a member of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's Chairman's Council for 2020. John is a founding partner of The Harbor Group at Morgan Stanley which was recognized for three consecutive years by Research Magazine's national survey, "The Winner's Circle Winning Teams" which ranks the top financial advisor teams in the United States. Additionally, John has been named to Forbes Magazine's list of America's Best in State Wealth Advisors (Forbes, Feb 2018, 2019 and 2020), A native New Yorker, John currently resides on Long Island where he and his wife are involved in a variety of community and charitable activities. Areas of focus: Family Wealth Advisory SPAC Trust Fund Cash Management Professional Portfolio Management Investment Management Consulting Tax Advantaged Investing Lending Solutions Insurance Estate Planning Strategies Retirement Planning Qualified Plans Control and Restricted Stock Management 10b5-1 Plans My colleagues and I in the Harbor Group, a Family Wealth Advisory team at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, provide a select group of clients with comprehensive and strategic investment management and wealth advisory services. We strive to help our clients capitalize on opportunities to grow, preserve and transfer their wealth in a tax efficient manner and in harmony with their unique values, needs and objectives. Our goal is to be our clients' primary and most trusted advisors and our focus is solely on making a positive difference in the lives of our clients and their families.