J Matthew Newtown is a Managing Director at Hightower Texas and leads the family office group. With nearly two decades of experience in the wealth management, trust and advisory business, Matt focuses on relationship management for high and ultra-high-net-worth families.
During his career, Matt has worked in the live music industry, education and financial services. In 2002, he joined Salient, which was acquired by Hightower in 2018. Before joining Salient, Matt was a Director at The Redstone Companies, L.P., a Houston-based investment firm. Prior to that, he served as an Associate in the private wealth management group at PaineWebber, Inc.
Matt has served in different capacities for several organizations, including The Children’s Assessment Center, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Episcopal High School Alumni Council and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Matt earned an undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University and later attained the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) designation through the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Matt holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses.