Liz Nesvold


Liz Nesvold is President of Cresset, an award-winning multi-family office with more than $30 billion in assets under management. Liz oversees the firm’s strategy and offerings for founders, entrepreneurs, and multi-generational families, firm-wide integration, and 100-year vision, alongside Co-Founders Eric Becker and Avy Stein. Her focus is to ensure clients continue to receive a deeply personalized, holistic, boutique family office experience.

Throughout her 30-year career, Liz has served as a trusted consultant and investment banker, providing exceptional advice to her clients across business strategy, succession planning, integration, and growth.

Liz is a founder and CEO herself, having launched and built investment bank Silver Lane Advisors with several talented partners, including her husband, Peter Nesvold. Under Liz’s leadership, Silver Lane became a widely recognized leading RIA M&A firm, which was sold to a Fortune 500 company in 2019. Liz remained a Managing Director and Head of Asset and Wealth Management Investment Banking until joining Cresset.

Among her many recognitions, Liz was recognized as a Woman to Watch by InvestmentNews in 2019 for her leadership in the financial advisory industry. She has also been an active champion and advocate for women in financial services throughout her career and is a member of CHIEF, 100 Women in Finance, and Young Presidents Organization. She serves as the independent director on the board of ClientWise, which she recapitalized with Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures Fund.

Liz earned a Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University and an MBA in Finance with high honors from Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.