People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

"To us, the key to success is collaboration — within the firm, with our clients, and with other professionals. That way, our clients get what I believe are some of the best minds in the industry."

Elisabeth L. Talbot, CFA, CPA

Managing Director & Senior Financial Counselor

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Liz is a Managing Director, Senior Financial Counselor, and a Principal of The Colony Group. She has been with the firm since 1991 and serves as a lead in managing some of the firm’s key client relationships. Liz has extensive experience in financial planning for high net worth individuals and families; a wealth of knowledge on tax, estate, and retirement planning; and deep expertise in the areas of investment management and asset allocation. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Before joining the firm, Liz worked for the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young, LLP. She also is a former adjunct faculty member of Suffolk University, where she taught accounting, finance, and taxation in the undergraduate and MBA programs. Liz is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Boston College and Master of Science in Taxation from Bentley College.

Liz is the former President and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Rosie’s Place, a Boston area non-profit organization.