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UBS Ft. Lauderdale Branch Office

At times, the complexity of today’s global economy may feel overwhelming. Whether you’re a working professional who is building wealth, a successful executive or business owner contemplating your next act, or the head of a multigenerational family looking to preserve your family’s future—you have questions. You expect clear answers from an advisor with worldwide experience who understands you, your family and your community.


Our highly credentialed Fort Lauderdale Financial Advisors offer the thoughtful perspective and proactive service your family needs to help meet their goals. We are an office of Private Wealth and Wealth Management Advisors with decades of experience, and we strive to make sure you feel well taken care of. By putting financial planning at the core of everything we do, our team offers the capabilities to help you, your business and your family unlock opportunity, preserve wealth and create continuity.

Meet the Management Team

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    Bob Covino

    Managing Director

    Market Director

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    • CA
    • CO
    • CT
    • DC
    • DE
    • FL
    • GA
    • HI
    • IA
    • ID
    • IL
    • IN
    • KS
    • KY
    • LA
    • MA
    • MD
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    • RI
    • SC
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    • VA
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    • WY

    Bob is responsible for the UBS South Florida Wealth Management and Private Wealth Management businesses from Vero Beach to Miami. Bob’s many years of industry experience as a Financial Advisor and Manager have provided him with a unique skillset that enables him to assist Financial Advisors in delivering the highest level of service and value to their clients.

    He joined UBS in 2007. While at UBS, he has held the positions of Market Head, Regional Sales Manager, Branch Manager and Business Development Coach.

          401 East Las Olas Blvd, Ste 2300
          Las Olas Centre
          Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
          robert.covino@ubs.com
          Bob Covino
          401 East Las Olas Blvd, Ste 2300,Fort Lauderdale,FL,33301
        • Julene Richards

          Julene Richards-Scilingo

          Executive Director

          Associate Market Executive

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          • NJ
          • PA

          Julene is the Associate Market Executive for the Florida Market. She has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to becoming Associate Market Executive, she held various positions at UBS, including Assistant Market Head, Market Supervisory Officer, Market Administrative Officer, Complex Administrative Manager and Administrative Manager.

                401 East Las Olas Boulevard
                Suite 2300
                Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
                julene.richards@ubs.com
                Julene Richards-Scilingo
                401 East Las Olas Boulevard,Fort Lauderdale,FL,33301
              • Charlie Lewis

                Charlie Lewis

                Director

                Admin Manager

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                • FL
                • IL
                • MI
                • TN

                Charlie is the Administrative Manager for the Fort Lauderdale office. He also works across the Florida Market within the Stuart, Vero Beach and Palm Beach Gardens offices. Charlie has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has held various positions at UBS including Client Services Associate, Assistant Operations Manager, Operations Manager and Processing Center Manager.

                      3801 PGA Boulevard
                      10th Floor
                      Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
                      charles.lewis@ubs.com
                      Charlie Lewis
                      3801 PGA Boulevard,Palm Beach Gardens,FL,33410
                    • Vince Comella

                      Vince Comella

                      Director

                      Branch Operations Manager

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                      Vince joined UBS as the Boca Raton Operations Manager in 2013, and now serves as the Market Operations Manager for the Florida Market. He started his career in wealth management with Merrill Lynch in 1985 in the operations center in Chicago. During his time there, he was promoted and held various managerial positions in Des Moines, IA, Louisville, KY, St. Paul, MN, and Ft. Lauderdale, FL, before joining UBS.

                            401 East Las Olas Boulevard
                            Suite 2300
                            Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
                            vincent.comella@ubs.com
                            Vince Comella
                            401 East Las Olas Boulevard,Fort Lauderdale,FL,33301
                          • Derrick Munroe

                            Derrick Munroe

                            Director

                            Supervisory Officer

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                            • AK
                            • AL
                            • AR
                            • AZ
                            • CA
                            • CO
                            • CT
                            • DC
                            • DE
                            • FL
                            • GA
                            • HI
                            • IA
                            • ID
                            • IL
                            • IN
                            • KS
                            • KY
                            • LA
                            • MA
                            • MD
                            • ME
                            • MI
                            • MN
                            • MO
                            • MS
                            • MT
                            • NC
                            • ND
                            • NE
                            • NH
                            • NJ
                            • NM
                            • NV
                            • NY
                            • OH
                            • OK
                            • OR
                            • PA
                            • PR
                            • RI
                            • SC
                            • SD
                            • TN
                            • TX
                            • UT
                            • VA
                            • VI
                            • VT
                            • WA
                            • WI
                            • WV
                            • WY

                            Derrick joined UBS in 2013 and is an integral part of our Florida Market Supervisory Team. He started in the industry in 1983 as an Account Administrator with Security Pacific Clearing Corporation. Prior to working at UBS, he was a Sr. Assistant Operations Manager and Operations Manager at Smith Barney. Derrick previously held the role of Assistant Operations Manager in our UBS Boca Raton office. 

                                  401 East Las Olas Boulevard
                                  Suite 2300
                                  Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
                                  derrick.munroe@ubs.com
                                  Derrick Munroe
                                  401 East Las Olas Boulevard,Fort Lauderdale,FL,33301
                                • Victoria Troccoli

                                  Victoria Troccoli

                                  Executive / Team Assistant

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                                  Victoria joined UBS in 2020 as the Executive Team Assistant for the South Florida Private Wealth Management and Wealth Management businesses. She directly supports Bob Covino and Julene Richards-Scilingo, and also functions as the office manager and technology liaison for the Fort Lauderdale office.

                                        401 East Las Olas Boulevard
                                        Suite 2300
                                        Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
                                        victoria.troccoli@ubs.com
                                        Victoria Troccoli
                                        401 East Las Olas Boulevard,Fort Lauderdale,FL,33301

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                                      Making sense of significant wealth

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                                      When you have created or inherited significant wealth, you have opportunities to pursue bold and meaningful undertakings. How do you make decisions that will guide you successfully forward, no matter what your goal?

                                      We believe it’s all about connection. That’s why we are prepared to take that journey with you today, tomorrow, every step of the way.

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