Areas of Expertise
- 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-high-net-worth 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.
Steve has held top positions at 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 in 2013.
Steve is very active in Philadelphia area philanthropy, serving on the Board of the Philadelphia History Museum as Secretary, on Drexel's Board of Governors and on the SEI Cares board. He also serves 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.
Recent Articles from Steven B. Wittenberg
The Family Guide to Estate Planning This guide gives you the 4 key components of a good estate plan
2019 Tax Guide Tax considerations for filing now and planning all year-round
The Pros, Cons and How-tos of 529 Plans When you have big plans for your little ones, consider 529 plans to fund their education
Choosing the Guardians of Your Galaxy Planning for the unthinkable is difficult, but important.
The Top 10 Best Practices for Sharing Your Financial Values with Your Family The family governance process can help pass financial values to the next generation