Wealth Management

Eric S. Vernsten, JD, CFP®

Financial Advisor


  • Industry Start


  • Education

    University of Illinois, BA

    Southern Illinois University, JD, MBA

Eric is a member of the client service team. Eric works with senior financial advisors to provide comprehensive wealth management and financial planning advice to clients. Prior to joining Kovitz in July 2016, Eric was a Financial Planner for high net worth individuals and families at Ayco, a Goldman Sachs company. He received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in May 2009. Eric received his Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees from the Southern Illinois University School of Law and College of Business in May 2013. Eric is a licensed attorney in the state of Illinois. Eric is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He is also licensed under FINRA with his Series 7 and 66. Eric lives in downtown Chicago. In his spare time, you can find him performing at The Second City or riding a Divvy.