Steve B. Wittenberg

Directory, Legacy Planning

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax
  • Estate
  • Philanthropy
  • Succession
  • Family governance

Steve is the Director of Legacy Planning in our Private Wealth Management group.  He provides tax, estate, philanthropy, succession planning and family governance advice to ultra and high net worth clients. 

Throughout his career, Steve has worked with entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and family owned businesses, providing tax accounting and business consulting services, and practicing tax law and estate planning. Prior to joining our team, his career took him to a “Big 4” accounting firm, a local Fortune 500 company and a partner in multiple entrepreneurial Real Estate brokerage start-up ventures.

Legacy planning often causes people to get caught up in emotionally charged decisions. We educate families to stay focused on their goals, which yields much better results.

Steve has held top positions at both accounting and law firms. He has a J.D. and LL.M. in taxation and estate planning from the Beasley School of Law at Temple University, and an M.B.A. from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He is admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars and maintains a Pennsylvania Real Estate Brokerage license. He was named one of the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2013 40 under 40.

Steve is very active in Philadelphia area philanthropy, serving on the Boards of the Philadelphia History Museum as Secretary, Drexel Board of Governors, SEI Cares, and as President of Spells Writing Lab, Inc.  a non-profit dedicated to fostering the love of creative writing in school children. Steve is presently active in the Mural Arts Philadelphia and JEVS Human Services, the World Affairs Council and the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council.

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SEI Private Wealth Management is an umbrella name for various wealth advisory services provided by SEI Investments Management Corporation (SIMC). SIMC is a subsidiary of SEI.

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