Ari Spar

BA '89
Managing Director
Saks-Spar Financial Group

Career Background

Ari Spar has been in the financial services industry for 25 years. As Managing Director, Ari advises ultra-high net worth individuals. He focuses on providing customized investment strategies in fixed income and financial advice in the areas of wealth preservation and charitable giving. Ari joined Stifel in 2015, via the acquisition of the Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, Americas. Prior to Barclays, Ari was with Lehman Brothers for 17 years.

Ari holds a BA from the University of Michigan, which he received in 1989. He remains active philanthropically with the University of Michigan and can be found on many Fall Saturdays in Ann Arbor cheering on the Wolverines football team. Ari lives in Westchester County, New York with his wife, their five children, three dogs and a cat.