Rod Macdonald, JD, CFP®

Senior Wealth Advisor

Boston, MA
Focus Areas

Stock Options and Equity Compensation
Pre- and Post-Liquidity Planning
Business Transition Planning
Estate Planning

Customer Care
Relationship Management

Client Specialty

Business Owners


Five Star Wealth Manager


Animal Rescue League of Boston; Real Estate Committee

Rod is a Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor at The Colony Group. Prior to joining the firm, Rod served as a Principal of Long Wharf Investors, where he leveraged his strong analytical skills and honed his abilities as a corporate lawyer to advise clients on a broad background of business, legal, and financial issues. Rod is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and brings more than 20 years of experience as a business and commercial real estate lawyer.

For 15 years, Rod served as Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the City of Boston, guiding the comprehensive planning process for billions of dollars of planned development on the City of Boston Waterfront. He was named a “Five Star Wealth Manager” by Boston Magazine in 2014 and 2015.*

Rod holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Brown University and earned his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University School of Law. When not in the office, Rod enjoys playing tennis, golf, biking, and gardening, as well as escaping for time away when possible.

*See important disclosures regarding awards and recognitions.

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