Elizabeth Zabludoff is a Senior Principal at Berdon LLP in the firm’s Family Office Services Group with more than 20 years of professional experience. Elizabeth has worked with a significant number of wealthy individuals and families (including a number of Forbes 400 families) and has earned her reputation as a thought leader and trusted advisor in the high-net-worth marketplace. Her particular area of interest is transgenerational wealth creation and family entrepreneurship.
Prior to joining Berdon, Elizabeth founded Zabludoff & Co., a consultancy firm serving the high-net-worth marketplace. Leveraging her legal and investment background, Elizabeth served as a Chief of Staff to several family offices, vetting and overseeing the families’ advisors. In addition, she consulted with several significant and well-established advisory firms, developing and implementing their family office platforms, both domestically and internationally.
She has also held several management roles within professional services firms focusing on the family office marketplace. Elizabeth served as managing director in the private asset management group of a first-tier financial firm. She also was the US head of marketing and business development for a preeminent global trusts and estates law firm, establishing its family office platform.
Currently, Elizabeth sits on the board of a significant 7th generation family office, acting as a liaison between the family and its outside interests and advisors. She also serves as Treasurer and Secretary of A Place to (Be)ad Me, a non-profit targeting “at-risk” children in the New York Metropolitan area.
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS, MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
Citywealth – Powerwoman Awards — Bronze Woman of the Year — Leadership — Financial Organization (CEO/Board Member)
Crain’s New York Business Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting
Private Asset Management Awards 2020 — Winner: Best Business Consulting Firm for Family Offices
Economics Club of New York
Family Firm Institute
Family Office Association
EDUCATION AND LICENSES
Elizabeth earned her Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Psychology from the University of Michigan.